English idiom save something for a rainy day means ❛to save something for a time when it might be unexpectedly needed❜. Most often, this English phrase is used to talk about saving money, as in the sentence ❝Always save some money for a rainy day❞. However, the idiom can also be used to talk about saving other things for a time of need. Take a look at these quotes to see what kind of things you should or shouldn’t save for a rainy day:
❝One thing a mother must always save for a rainy day is patience.❞
❝Smiles don’t have to be saved for a rainy day. It’s good to waste them.❞
❝Save a boyfriend for a rainy day – and another, in case it doesn’t rain.❞
- Mae West
What other things could you save for a rainy day?