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English definition of “take someone/somewhere by storm”

take someone/somewhere by storm

to be suddenly extremely successful in a place or popular with someone: As everyone knows, the Beatles took the US by storm.
(Definition of take someone/somewhere by storm from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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