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storm
British English: /stɔːm/
American English: /stɔrm/

Translation of storm in Italian:

noun

  • 1
    (violent weather)
    (thunderstorm)
    to get caught in a storm
    essere colto o sorpreso da un temporale
    the storm broke
    scoppiò la tempesta
    to weather a storm
    superare una tempesta
    [figurative]
    superare una situazione difficile o uscire indenne
  • 3 (irresistible attack) See examples:to take a town by storm (Military)
    prendere una città d'assalto
    she took Broadway by storm [figurative]
    ebbe un successo travolgente a Broadway

transitive verb

  • 1 (invade)
    (citadel, prison)
    looters stormed the shops
    i predatori presero d'assalto i negozi
  • 2 (roar) See examples:“get out!” he stormed
    “esci!” disse in un accesso d'ira

intransitive verb

  • 2 (move angrily) See examples:to storm into a room
    precipitarsi in una stanza
    to storm off
    andarsene in malo modo
    he stormed off in a temper
    è andato via furibondo
  • 3 (get angry)
    fare una scenata
    to storm at somebody
    fare una scenata a qualcuno

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