Now Russia is pouring in spies, according to its former prime minister.
Russia is pouring massive sums of money and arms into Syria to prop up Assad.
Instead of pouring money into “digitizing the medical records,” we need to rescue primary care.
The designer's grandchildren were pouring out of every room.
There was a time when the love-struck couple would kiss in the pouring rain.
Steeping is a method of cooking, by pouring boiling water over food, and letting it stand in a moderately warm place.
He was just pouring his first glass when the announcer chimed.
But the red stream, pouring out from his still distended jaws, told that it was the sleep of death that had overtaken him.
I have counselled and besought Eugene, and it is pouring water in a sieve.
"I have thought so much of him," cried Mary Adams, pouring out her feelings, in a passionate flood of words.
c.1300, of unknown origin, not in Old English; perhaps from Old French (Flanders dialect) purer "to sift (grain), pour out (water)," from Latin purare "to purify," from purus "pure" (see pure). Replaced Old English geotan. Intransitive sense from 1530s. Related: Poured; pouring; pourable. As a noun from 1790.