What does take a rain check mean?


Idiom Meaning:

reschedule to meet at another time


Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:


Christmas Vacation (1989)

Time of Scene: ~00:40:30

Clark: Eddie?

Eddie: Yeah, if you don’t remember, this here is Rocky.

Art: Have you got a kiss for me?

Eddie: You’d better take a rain check on that, Art. He’s got a lip fungus that they ain’t identified yet.

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Bloodlust (2006)

Time of Scene: ~00:40:00

Dean Winchester: Sam, clock me one. Come on. Come on. I won’t even hit you back. Let’s go.

Sam Winchester: No!

Dean Winchester: Let’s go. You get a freebie. Hit me. Come on.

Sam Winchester: You look like you just went 12 rounds with a block of cement, Dean. I’ll take a rain check.


The Angry Red Planet (1959)

Time of Scene: ~00:19:20

Col. Thomas O’Bannion: Will you take a rain check?

Dr. Iris ‘Irish’ Ryan: If it won’t bounce.



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