07 FebRain Rain Go Away and Come Again another Day...

When people think of Ireland or the UK they normally think of beer, fish’n’chips and yes, rain, rain, RAIN!
But what if it’s raining a little? Or it starts and then stops? Or if the sun is shining but it’s raining? (Yes, it happens)
What do you say when ‘rain’ just isn’t descriptive enough?
Vocabulario Inglés
It is      spitting
            pouring (down)
            bucketing (down)

24 EneToday's Phrase - 'To Ride Something Out'

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TODAY'S PHRASE: "To ride something out"

To ride something out means to get through something that is difficult or unpleasant.

For example:

I lost my job and can't spend a lot of money at the moment - I'll just have to ride it out until I get a new one.

Jonathan had never run a marathon before - he was tired even before the halfway mark, but he managed to ride it out and finish the race.

I can't believe the prime minister rode out that scandal and is still in office!

22 EneToday's Phrase - 'Dressed Like a Dog's Dinner'

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If someone is described as being 'dressed like a dog's dinner', it means they are wearing clothes which are inappropriate for the occasion or too formal. This is quite a negative way to describe someone!


The dress code was smart/casual, but Linda came wearing a full-length ball gown! She was dressed like a dog's dinner!

My mum really embarrasses me, she always dresses like a dog's dinner, even when we're just going to the shops!

Look at that guy over there! He's wearing a tuxedo in this old pub. He's dressed like a dog's dinner!