nature abhors a vacuum
/nˈeɪtʃɚɹ ɐbhˈoːɹz ɐ vˈækjuːm/
used to suggest that empty or unoccupied spaces tend to be filled quickly by other things or forces
a dry March, a wet April and a cool May fill barn and cellar and bring much hay
/ɐ dɹˈaɪ mˈɑːɹtʃ ɐ wˈɛt ˈeɪpɹəl ænd ɐ kˈuːl mˈeɪ fˈɪl bˈɑːɹn ænd sˈɛlɚɹ ænd bɹˈɪŋ mˈʌtʃ hˈeɪ/
used to suggest that a lack of rain in March, abundant rain in April, and cooler temperatures in May, are beneficial for agriculture, leading to a bountiful harvest
not cast a clout until / till May be / is out
/nˌɑːt kˈæst ɐ klˈaʊt ʌntˈɪl tˈɪl mˈeɪ biː ɪz ˈaʊt/
used to warn against discarding warm or heavy clothing until the end of May, as the weather can still be unpredictable and cold during the early spring months
If in February there be no rain, it is neither good for hey nor grain
/ɪf ɪn fˈɛbɹuːˌɛɹi ðɛɹbˈiː nˈoʊ ɹˈeɪn ɪt ɪz nˈiːðɚ ɡˈʊd fɔːɹ hˈeɪ nˈɔːɹ ɡɹˈeɪn/
used to highlight the importance of weather conditions during the early part of the year for agricultural purposes
as the day lengthens, so the cold strengthens
/æz ðə dˈeɪ lˈɛŋθənz sˌoʊ ðə kˈoʊld stɹˈɛŋθənz/
used to suggest that as winter continues and the days become shorter, the weather becomes colder and more severe, and people should prepare accordingly
April showers bring May flowers
/ˈeɪpɹəl ʃˈaʊɚz bɹˈɪŋ mˈeɪ flˈaʊɚz/
used to imply that that the rainy days of April contribute to the growth and blooming of flowers in May
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