Raining Cats And Dogs Metaphor. That at least is a plausible theory. Tragically, it's not illegal to kill and eat pets in canada.
“cats and dogs” may come from the greek expression cata doxa, which means “contrary to experience or belief.” if it is raining cats and dogs, it is raining unusually or unbelievably hard. Tragically, it's not illegal to kill and eat pets in canada. That in north european myth cats supposedly influence weather and dogs symbolize wind;
A) a metaphor b) a simile c) a smile d) a bad joke 4) 'it is raining cats an dogs' suggests that.
Yes and it is also an idiom it is a metaphor because there is no like or asraining cats and dogs is not a metaphor. It’s raining cats and dogs. In fact, 'raining cats and dogs' only makes sense figuratively and the explanations below that attempt to link the phrase to felines, canines and weather seem rather feeble. It's raining cats and dogs!