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impersonal verb
1. (weather)
a. to rain
Si llueve, vamos a tener que comprar un paraguas.If it rains, we're going to have to buy an umbrella.
intransitive verb
2. (to receive a great amount)
a. to rain down on (figurative)
Me llovieron todo tipo de problemas.All sorts of problems rained down on me.
impersonal verb
1. to rain
  • está lloviendo it's raining
  • está lloviendo a cántaros o a mares (figurative) it's pouring, it's bucketing down (British)
  • nunca llueve a gusto de todos you can't please everyone
  • llueve sobre mojado it's just one thing after another
  • él, como quien oye llover (figurative) he wasn't paying a blind bit of attention
  • ha llovido mucho desde entonces (figurative) a lot of water has passed o gone under the bridge since then
intransitive verb
  • le llueven las ofertas offers are raining down on him
  • le llovieron las felicitaciones everyone rushed to congratulate her
  • el trabajo me cayó o llegó como llovido del cielo the job fell into my lap
intransitive verb
1 (Meteorología) to rain
está lloviendo it is raining
llover a cántaros to rain cats and dogs; pour (down)
como llovido del cielo
llegar o venir (como) llovido del cielo (inesperado) to come (totally) out of the blue; (muy oportuno) to be a godsend; come just at the right time
ser una cosa llovida del cielo
llover a mares to rain cats and dogs; pour (down)
está llovido en la milpita (México) we're having a run of bad luck; we're going through a bad patch
llover sobre mojado
luego llovió sobre mojado then on top of all that something else happened
llover sobre mojado
ya ha llovido desde entonces
ha llovido mucho desde entonces
a lot of water has flowed under the bridge since then
nunca llueve a gusto de todos you can't please everybody
¡cómo ahora llueve pepinos o uvas! (And) rubbish!
siempre que llueve escampa (Caribe) every cloud has a silver lining
llueva o truene rain or shine; come what may
lloverle algo a algn
le llovieron regalos encima he was showered with gifts
Verb Conjugations for llover
Gerund: lloviendo
Participle: llovido
The irregular conjugations of this verb are in red.
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