When it Rains, it Pours

Welcome to English in a minute.When it rains heavily,we often say it is “pouring”.When it rains it pours.I think something is going around the office this week.You mean like the flu? No!Not the flu.I mean bad luck.Maria’s bike was stolen.Jack broke his arm.Doug lost $300.That is a lot of bad stuff happening.When it rains,it pours.When it rains,it’s never just one raindrop.Many raindrops fall.So this idiom means that when something bad happens other bad things usually happen,too.You can also say when it rain,it pours,if a lot of good things are happening to you.But more often than not,it’s about bad things.And that’s English in a minute!

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