My dear students,
here you can find some weather idioms. Please read them and choose one of them with a partner and make up a situation in which you can use them.
Cloud on the horizon
If you can see a problem ahead, you can call it a cloud on the horizon.
Every cloud has a silver lining
People sometimes say that every cloud has a silver lining to comfort somebody who’s having
problems. They mean that it is always possible to get something positive out of a situation, no
matter how unpleasant, difficult or even painful it might seem.
Get wind of
If you get wind of something, you hear or learn about it, especially if it was meant to be secret.
It’s raining cats and dogs
it’s raining very hard.
Storm in a teacup
If someone exaggerates a problem or makes a small problem seem far greater than it really is,
then they are making a storm in a teacup.
If you save something, especially money, for a rainy day, you save it for some possible problem or
trouble in the future.