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Rain check

DEFINITION

A rain check allows for purcase later of a sale item no longer available. Future opportunity to do something or buy something that was temporarily unavailable or which you missed. It can also be used in terms of postponing a meeting or a date due to last minute changes in plans.

I can’t come over to your house to eat tonight, but I would like a rain check.”

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