pour down


  • WordNet 3.6
    • v pour down drink down entirely "He downed three martinis before dinner","She killed a bottle of brandy that night","They popped a few beer after work"
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  • Logan Pearsall Smith
    “All my life, as down an abyss without a bottom. I have been pouring van loads of information into that vacancy of oblivion I call my mind.”


In literature:

On July 31 the rain was still pouring down.
"From Pole to Pole" by Sven Anders Hedin
There wasn't a man or a woman there but what the presperation and sweat jest poured down their faces.
"Little Masterpieces of American Wit and Humor" by Various
But whether he chose or not, the liquor was poured down his throat.
"A Voice in the Wilderness" by Grace Livingston Hill
Still the lightning flashes, the thunder rolls, the wind bellows, and the rain pours down as from dishes.
"The Lone Ranche" by Captain Mayne Reid
A little was immediately poured down his throat.
"In the Eastern Seas" by W.H.G. Kingston
The English seamen lifted him up, and gently poured the water down his throat.
"From Powder Monkey to Admiral" by W.H.G. Kingston
The rain continued to pour down in a perfect torrent for several hours; at the end of which the sky gradually cleared.
"The Little Savage" by Captain Frederick Marryat
It was past midnight, and the rain poured down.
"The Phantom Ship" by Frederick Marryat
After the horse came a body of skirmishers, then, pouring down the hillside the 1st Tennessee and the 48th Virginia, yelling as they ran.
"The Long Roll" by Mary Johnston
He feared the rain would no longer be able to pour down upon the earth through this dark roof.
"Myths and Legends of the Great Plains" by Unknown

In poetry:

The white cock's tail
Streams to the moon.
Water in the fields.
The wind pours down.
"Ploughing On Sunday" by Wallace Stevens
The gulf twixt the depths and the heights is bridged
And the golden waters pour
Down the sapphire mountain rainbow-ridged
And glimmer from shore to shore.
"A God's Labour" by Aurobindo Ghose
The sun goes down at last, and lo! a breeze
Pours through the mighty cavern of the streets.
(O sleeping heart, dream of unsheltered seas
Where the glad, fresh rains beats!)
"August In The City" by Charles Hanson Towne
On many and many a plain for us
Their blood poured down all in vain for us,
Red, rich, and pure, like a rain for us;
They bleed — we weep,
We live — they sleep,
"All lost," the only refrain for us.
"Confederate States Of America" by Abram Joseph Ryan
For ye know, when I pour'd out my soul on the lute,
How she hung down her head, so expressively mute!
From my hand she would take it, still breathing my pain;
She would touch it—return it—and smile at the strain.
"The Song Of Grief" by Sir John Carr
”Pour down Thy blessings on my tribe, may they triumphant rise
Above the guileful Iroquois—Thine and our enemies;
And give me strength to bear each pang with courage high and free,
That, dying thus, I may be fit to reign, oh God! with Thee.“
"The Huron Chief’s Daughter" by Rosanna Eleanor Leprohon

In news:

Enlarge Reena Rose Sibayan/The Jersey Journal Graduates and guests are asked to go back indoors as rain began to pour down on the DeBaun Athletic Complex during the ceremony at Stevens Institute of Technology on Thursday, May 24, 2012.
"I tried making this as an upside-down cake, which was a disaster, but then I realized I could just pour the caramel on top," Valerie Gordon says.
The official said a common cause of blockages is cooking grease getting poured down the drain and/or directly into a sewer grate.
Wasting water inside makes about as much sense as pouring money down the drain.
There's a liquor company in Germany called G-Spirits that's selling a limited-edition line of whiskey, vodka, and rum that's POURED down a NAKED MODEL'S BAZOOMBAS before it is bottled .
A week's worth of down-pouring rain meant only one thing: wherever I planned to take my Range Rover HSE test car, just to beat it up a bit, was bound to be a sloggy mess.
He poured in cauliflower soup and set down a bagel.
After a brief down pour on Ely Island on Lake Vermillion .
Woman poured Drano and bleach down dog's throat.
But you're going to focus on the liquor company that rebottles their booze after pouring it down a set of boobs .
The campaigns to win Illinois' most competitive congressional races are coming down to the wire , featuring negative ads, shifting positions and millions of dollars pouring in from national organizations.
Kentucky Rain keeps pouring down.
My usual schedule of sleeping in on Saturday morning was disturbed by the down pour we had on the mountain.
Jrue Holiday poured in a game-high 26 points to help the Philadelphia 76ers down the Utah Jazz, 99-93, Friday at Wells Fargo Center.
"Simply put, when pour cost goes up, profit goes down," says Jim Meehan, general manager of PDT in Manhattan.