pour down


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Verb1.pour down - drink down entirelypour down - drink down entirely; "He downed three martinis before dinner"; "She killed a bottle of brandy that night"; "They popped a few beer after work"
drink, imbibe - take in liquids; "The patient must drink several liters each day"; "The children like to drink soda"
Translations
pleuvoir comme vache qui pisse
References in classic literature ?
Pinocchio had no hat, but he managed to get under the window just in time to feel a shower of ice-cold water pour down on his poor wooden head, his shoulders, and over his whole body.
Our expedition, however, was not so great but we saw them on the top of a mountain ready to pour down upon us.
The rain continued to pour down, and we sat, wrapped up in our mackintoshes, underneath the canvas, and drifted slowly down.
The Poet wandering on, through Arabie And Persia, and the wild Carmanian waste, And o'er the aerial mountains which pour down Indus and Oxus from their icy caves--" and that other passage beginning
She stared out of the window with her lips pinched together, and it seemed quite natural that the rain should have begun to pour down in gray slanting lines and splash and stream down the window-panes.
Just so must Lot have left Sodom, when he expected fire to pour down upon it, out of burning brass clouds.
Dorothea darted instantaneously from the window; Will followed her, seizing her hand with a spasmodic movement; and so they stood, with their hands clasped, like two children, looking out on the storm, while the thunder gave a tremendous crack and roll above them, and the rain began to pour down.