What does “to take a rain check” mean?
A "rain check" means to take an offer or suggestion, such as going to movies, on a different day than what someone suggests. Taking a rain check means that you are interested in the offer and may take it later, just not at that moment in time. Ex: I am going to have to take a rain check on dinner tonight. I have to babysit my sister. Ex: Can I take a rain check? I'm not feeling well.
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