April showers bring May flowers

Idiom

April showers bring May flowers

Definition

This idiom is a proverb which suggests that the rain that falls in April is necessary for plants to blossom in May.

Examples

After the April showers, we could expect to see a garden full of beautiful flowers in May,

The April showers will bring vibrant colors to the landscape in May.

Origin

The origin of this idiom is unknown, but it is thought to have been in use since at least the 17th century.

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What does this idiom mean?

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This idiom suggests that the rain in April is necessary for plants to blossom in May.

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What is the origin of this idiom?

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The origin of this idiom is unknown, but it is thought to have been in use since at least the 17th century.