Bucket down – English Phrasal Verb – Online English Lessons

It’s bucketing down

To bucket down is to rain very heavily.

British/UK informal English.

Examples of use:

1. It’s bucketing down – don’t forget your umbrella.

2. Just look at those black clouds – it’s going to bucket down in a minute.

3. It bucketed down on my way home from work.

4. It’s absolutely bucketing down out there!

infinitive bucket down
present simple buckets down
-ing form bucketing down
past simple bucketed down
past participle bucketed down

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