Meaning of “the lull before the storm” in the English Dictionary

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"the lull before the storm" in British English

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the lull before the storm

a time that seems quiet but will very soon be followed by something unpleasant happening:

Things seem quiet in the office right now, but this is just the lull before the storm.

(Definition of “the lull before the storm” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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