What does 'Take by storm' mean?
To take by storm means to captivate- eg. A new play that took New York City by storm.
Contributor: Maitree Sharma
Country: International English | Subject Area: Weather | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
- Go down a storm
- Storm in a teacup
- Weather a storm
- Any port in a storm
- Quiet before the Storm
- Calm before the storm
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