by storm
phrasal by or as if by employing a bold swift frontal movement especially with the intent of defeating or winning over quickly <
took the literary world by storm
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • by storm — adverb : by or as if by employing a bold swift frontal movement especially with the intent of defeating or winning over quickly and completely attack a fort by storm take an audience by storm …   Useful english dictionary

  • by storm — See: TAKE BY STORM …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • by\ storm — See: take by storm …   Словарь американских идиом

  • take by storm — 1. To take by assault 2. To captivate totally and instantly (figurative) • • • Main Entry: ↑storm * * * take (something) by storm 1 : to quickly become very successful or popular in (a particular place) or among (a particular group) The writer… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sweep by storm — • take (smth) by storm • sweep (smth) by storm 1. Capture by a sudden or very bold attack. The army took the town by storm and was easily able to capture all of the enemy troops. 2. Win the favor of, become popular with a group of people. The… …   Idioms and examples

  • take by storm — • take (smth) by storm • sweep (smth) by storm 1. Capture by a sudden or very bold attack. The army took the town by storm and was easily able to capture all of the enemy troops. 2. Win the favor of, become popular with a group of people. The… …   Idioms and examples

  • Taking Heaven By Storm — Infobox Album | Name = Taking Heaven By Storm Type = Album Artist = Steve Camp Released = 1993 Recorded = 1993 Genre = Christian music Length = Label = Warner Alliance Records Producer = Steve Camp, Michael Omartian, Neal Joseph Reviews = Last… …   Wikipedia

  • take by storm — {v. phr.} 1. To capture by a sudden or very bold attack. * /The army did not hesitate. They took the town by storm./ 2. To win the favor or liking of; make (a group of people) like or believe you. * /The comic took the audience by storm./ * /John …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take by storm — {v. phr.} 1. To capture by a sudden or very bold attack. * /The army did not hesitate. They took the town by storm./ 2. To win the favor or liking of; make (a group of people) like or believe you. * /The comic took the audience by storm./ * /John …   Dictionary of American idioms

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