make it rain

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make it rain (third-person singular simple present makes it rain, present participle making it rain, simple past and past participle made it rain)

  1. (idiomatic) To bring prosperity or work to an enterprise by selling, inventing or other productive or successful activity.
    It's time to make it rain, my friend!
  2. (idiomatic) To throw a substantial amount of paper money so that it falls on a crowd, audience, performer, or group of performers, often as a way to show off one's wealth.
    John has a propensity to make it rain at parties when he is drunk.
  3. Used other than figuratively or idiomatically: see make,‎ it,‎ rain.
    I asked higher powers to make it rain to save our crops.

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