下雨有哪幾種說法?關於雨天的12個詞彙

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夏天的天氣變化多端,有時候大晴天裡飄著小雨;有時候正中午大太陽熱到不行,到了下午卻說下雨就下雨!其實下雨雖然麻煩,但同時也是我們水源的重要來源。

Let’s talk 的英文老師整理出了關於「雨」的詞彙,帶大家了解不同型態的雨。

Drizzle 小雨、細雨

Light rain, fine rain drops

Example:We can just quickly get to the subway as it’s just drizzling.

Downpour  傾盆大雨

A heavy rainfall.

Example:This incessant downpour is driving me crazy.

Bucketing Down  暴雨

Heavy Rains

Example:I think you should stay back as it’s bucketing down.

Torrential Rain – 暴雨(通常用於氣象新聞)

Example:The city experiences torrential rain last evening.

Scattered Showers – 陣雨

Example:The city will experience scattered showers throughout the day tomorrow.

Raining cats and dogs – 俚語,指傾盆大雨

Example:I didn’t go for my class as it was raining cats and dogs.

Flood  洪水

Damp  輕微濕透

Drenched 完全濕透

Soaked 完全濕透

A clap of thunder – 指打雷隆隆的聲響

A bolt of lightning – 指打雷時在天空閃過的光

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