it never rains but it pours

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it never rains but it pours

  1. Unfortunate events occur in quantity.
    Synonyms: misfortunes never come singly

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  • Gregory Y. Titelman (1996) Random House Dictionary of Popular Proverbs and Sayings, →ISBN, page 172