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Slang definitions & phrases for take a rain check

take a rain check

verb phrase

To arrange postponement or delay of some occasion that one cannot attend at the invited time: Thanks awfully, Syl, but we're booked that night and will have to take a rain check (1950s+)

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rain check


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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Idioms and Phrases with take a rain check

take a rain check

see: rain check
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