[Phrases] Idioms With Regard To Weather

Hi all! Before we learn some new phrases, let’s check the answer of the last episode. The answer is A. Did you get it?

Weather is an important part of our life. And we talk about it with others almost every day. But do you know that phrases containing weather can sometimes be used in other areas and have different meanings?

Today I will show you some useful expressions containing words that related to weather! Here are the phrases.

1. Raining cats and dogs

pouring, raining very heavily

They didn’t go to the theme park because it was raining cats and dogs almost all day.

2. Face like thunder

being clearly very angry or upset

She didn’t say anything but her face was like thunder; she slammed the door as she left, and we haven’t seen her ever since.

3. Lightning fast

extremely fast

I don’t think we can keep up with him, he’s got a lightning fast bike.

4. Snowed under

having too much to do

I’d love to help you, but I’m completely snowed under at the moment.

5. Under the weather

ill, sick, feeling unwell, sad or lacking energy

Do you mind if I stay out of work today? I’m feeling under the weather, I may have the flu.


I heard you were ill yesterday. Are you feeling better now or are you still________?

A. under the weather                                        B. snowed under

C. lightning fast                                                  D. face like thunder


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