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rain or shine

noun
1.
regardless of the weather or circumstances; in any event:
The concert will be held, rain or shine. He's always a reliable friend, rain or shine.
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Examples from the web for rain or shine
  • Every morning they would exercise the horses, rain or shine.
  • He did this rain or shine but especially during rain and early morning winter darkness.
  • Walks typically occur two or three times a day, rain or shine, and require no reservations.
  • Most of the market is covered and open rain or shine.
  • And, since the race runs rain or shine, be prepared for whatever the weather brings.
  • City concerts at the amphitheater are held rain or shine.
  • Walks return to original starting point and are rain or shine.
  • Programs are given rain or shine, so be prepared with an umbrella or rain coat if skies look forbidding.
  • The tour lasts approximately one hour and take place rain or shine.
  • Workshops held rain or shine and are non-refundable.
Idioms and Phrases with rain or shine

rain or shine

No matter what the circumstances, as in We promised we would finish the project tomorrow, rain or shine . This term, first recorded in 1905, still refers to weather, as well as other uncertainty, and always implies that an activity will be carried out, no matter what. For a synonym, see hell or high water
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