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You might hear someone say this expression during the next month.  April showers bring May flowers is an old proverb that refers to heavy rains during the month of April that lead to lots of sun and flowers blooming in May.

It can also refer to when someone is going through a difficult time and eventually something good will happen.

Ex:  A:  “I can’t wait to quit this job.  It’s so stressful!”

B:  “Hang in there!  Remember that April showers bring May flowers.”

key words and phrases

proverb:  a simple saying, popularly known and repeated, that expresses a truth based on common sense or experience

eventually:  at some later time

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