up a storm
phrasal in a remarkable or energetic fashion — used as an intensifier <
dancing up a storm
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • up a storm — informal used to say that something is being done with a lot of energy or enthusiasm They danced/sang up a storm. He was cooking up a storm. • • • Main Entry: ↑storm …   Useful english dictionary

  • ...up a storm — informal phrase used for emphasizing that someone does something with all their energy, strength, and ability Andy’s been cooking up a storm for the party tomorrow. Thesaurus: with energy and enthusiasmsynonym Main entry: storm …   Useful english dictionary

  • up a storm — [dance/sing/talk etc.] up a storm American, informal to do something with a lot of energy. Her dog barks up a storm every time the phone rings. They were sitting in a corner, talking up a storm …   New idioms dictionary

  • up a storm — with a lot of energy. Her dog barks up a storm every time the phone rings. They were sitting in a corner, talking up a storm. Usage notes: used after action verbs, as in the examples …   New idioms dictionary

  • up a storm — mod. with an enthusiastic spirit. (Note syntax in examples. Usually with sing, dance, talk, blow, play.) □ We talked up a storm until past midnight. □ Can’t she dance up a storm? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • up a storm — adverb In a remarkable and exciting manner. They cooked up a storm on the new cooking show …   Wiktionary

  • up a storm — See sing up a storm …   English idioms

  • - up a storm — perform the specified action with great enthusiasm and energy the band could really play up a storm …   Useful english dictionary

  • —— up a storm — chiefly N. Amer. perform the specified action with great enthusiasm and energy. → storm …   English new terms dictionary

  • Coughing Up a Storm — Studio album by Frenzal Rhomb Released 1995 …   Wikipedia

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