Serving Up Good Table Manners
In a fine-dining restaurant, then forks and knives line up on the table
like an army waiting for orders. There’s no need to break out in a
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It's raining cats and dogs.
A great idiom and one that paints a very colorful picture. However... if there is one thing that show up a competent speaker of English as someone who hasn't really fully grasped the language, it's an over-reliance on idioms. In everyday life, we just don't tend to use them, and so coming from a non-native speaker they seem forced and unnatural. Far more appropriate is :
'It's raining heavily.'