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rainy day

This page is about the collocation rainy day

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

a day during which it rains quite a lot

For example

  • If it's a rainy day, let's see a movie instead of going to the beach.

  • We're hoping there won't be any rainy days during this year's tennis tournament.

Note:
Also "rainy night", "rainy morning", etc.

Quick Quiz

If it was a "rainy day", it means

a. heavy rain was forecast

b. it rained off and on all day

c. it rained for a few minutes

Contributor: Matt Errey