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Thursday, August 31, 2017

To Storm Something


: It’s so hot. I really want a cold treat.
Sandra: Too late. I stormed the refrigerator earlier and ate all the ice cream.
Tony: Oh What?! That’s not cool. What am I supposed to enjoy now?
Sandra: Well, we can go to the supermarket and storm their ice cream section.
Tony: Tempting

Meaning: The expression "to storm something" means to take over or control something by force.   

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1 comment:

  1. Thanks for sharing ... Would it be possible to use the phrase 'take something by storm' with the same meaning? ...

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