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Right as Rain : Phrases



Meaning:

Completely correct, proper, sound and healthy.


Example:

On the witness stand she appeared to be
right as rain, but then she is an actress by profession.


Origin:

This one is likely alliterative. The
R's in Right and Rain sound good together. This comes from the idea of rainwater being pure and wholesome (before the days of pollution and acid rain). The reference is to the value and goodness of rain which is critical to crops and farming.











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