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Definition of Run between the raindrops

Run between the raindrops

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  • This is a military, combat slang phrase meaning to maneuver under heavy fire without being hit.

    Compare to use cover.

    The fire team had to run between the raindrops to cross the street covered by the gun position.

    Last edited on Jan 06 2017. Submitted by Dr. P.D. Fisher on Jan 06 2017.

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