when it rains, it pours

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Proverb[edit]

when it rains, it pours

  1. Unfortunate events occur in streaks or clusters, often in short periods of time.

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References[edit]

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