pelt down


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w>pelt down

vi it or the rain really pelted downder Regen prasselte nur so herunter; it’s pelting downes regnet in Strömen
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Bay had a big early chance when Ash Woods sidefooted wide from eight yards and Danny Andrews and skipper Tom McCready (twice) went close with long-range efforts, but as the rain started to pelt down Bay's overall play seemed to deteriorate with the pitch.
Sharing an umbrella as the flakes pelt down onto St George's Plateau, in December, 1954; and, below, a couple of youngsters go sledging in Calderstones Park, in February, 1958
In the second half, the plot simply takes off, creating a badland of bloodshed and retribution where bullets and bombs pelt down in a devastating tale of caste and communal wars.
He told BBC's PM: "I heard screams and a bit of a crash and then I just saw the crowd parting and this van going full pelt down the middle of the Ramblas, and I immediately knew that it was a terrorist attack or something like that.
Witness Tom Gueller told the BBC: "I heard screams and a bit of a crash and then I just saw the crowd parting and this van going full pelt down the middle of the Ramblas and I immediately knew that it was a terrorist attack or something like that.
Turnover ball on the home 22 was moved at speed, resulting in Bridgend wing Glen Lewis going full pelt down the touchline.
After a quick nightcap - and with the golf bravado growing ever more outlandish - I could feel my eyelids getting heavy and made my way to bed as the rain continued to pelt down outside.
As rain began to pelt down outside, the queen and Prince Philip walked along the poppy-lined walls of the memorial where people had placed flowers in honour of fallen Australian soldiers, before signing the visitors book.
LEOMINSTER - When the thunder boomed, the lightning flashed in the distance, and the rain began to pelt down on McLaughlin Park last night, no one was more disappointed than Joe Lemay, the pitcher for PNJ Devlin.