Meaning of “weather the storm” in the English Dictionary

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"weather the storm" in British English

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weather the storm

If someone or something weathers the storm, they successfully deal with a very difficult problem:

In the next few days we will see if the ambassador can weather the political storm caused by his remarks.

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

"weather the storm" in American English

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weather the storm

to be able to continue doing something despite serious problems:

Will the ambassador be able to weather the storm caused by his remarks?

(Definition of “weather the storm” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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