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The meaning of "it never rains but it pours"

" It never rains but it pours "
Meaning:
When troubles come they often come together.
Example:
The boiler broke down, the weather turned freezing and Jack's got the flu. It never rains but it pours!
Where did it originate?:
Britain, 18th century.
Where is it used?:
Worldwide, but somewhat old-fashioned.
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