under what headword would you find the idiom raining cats and dogs?
"It's raining cats and dogs" is an idiom.
No! 'its raining cats and dogs' is an Idiom.
no an idiom would be like "it's raining cats and dogs"
It's raining cats and dogs outside. meaning- it's raining very hard outside. The two brother' fight like cats and dogs. meaning- the two brothers always fight.
No, it's an idiom.
It's an idiom.
its raining cats and dogs!
I would say it is more of an idiom since idioms usually don't make sense in their literal form. We know that literal cats and dogs don't fall out of the sky when it is raining hard.
No, hyperbole is an exaggeration. "Raining hard enough to wash the town away" would be hyperbole. "Raining cats and dogs" is an idiom because it makes no sense when you translate it literally.
That phrase must be an idiom, because I can't understand what it means."It's raining cats and dogs" is an idiom for "it's raining really hard.""I am learning about idioms in English class."Timmy was the apple of my eye".This sentence is an example of an idiom.
yes and it is also an idiom it is a metaphor because there is no "like" or "as"raining cats and dogs is not a metaphor. it is a simile.actually, I'm pretty sure it's a idiom, a phrase that can not be taken seriously.Yes because it is implying big objects (huge rain drops) are fallingNO ,it is an idiom to say that raining really hard
The most common idiom about cats is "Curiosity killed the cat." A cat has nine lives. It's raining cats and dogs.
Of course not! 'I's raining cats and dog!' is an idiom. The precipitation would have to be made of cats and dogs in order for it to rain cats and dogs. Cats and dogs could never make up a cloud because 1) they are too heavy, and 2) they can't evaporate.
The similes are "raining like an open faucet" or "coming down like Niagara Falls." Another simile is "raining buckets." The familiar idiom is "raining cats and dogs."
An idiom is an expression that has meaning that differs from what one would expect from the actual words. An example would be "the apple of my eye" or "raining cats and dogs."
Its been raining cats and dog all day.
"It's raining cats and dogs!" That's an idiom (you can't take it literally)
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The phrase dog vs cat isn't common but it would mean that they are fighting or battling. However, raining cats and dogs means that it is raining heavily.
The answer to that question is no. It's no because a metaphor is an compairson that says one thing is another and an idiom is an expression that says one thaing but means something quite different ( It's raining cats and dogs, which means it's raining heavily). The answer to that question is no. It's no because a metaphor is an compairson that says one thing is another and an idiom is an expression that says one thaing but means something quite different ( It's raining cats and dogs, which means it's raining heavily).
An idiom is a figurative expression, like "it's raining cats and dogs" (it's not ACTUALLY raining cats and dogs, it's just an expression, so it's figurative), whereas hyperbole is an extreme exaggeration, like "I have a million and one things to do" or "You're so healthy, you're gonna live for a thousand years." Hope that helps :)
You know it is raining cats and dogs when you step in a poodle.
Since it was raining cats and dogs, we had to cancel our picnic.