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English definition of “the lull before the storm”

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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.
Translations of “the lull before the storm”
in Chinese (Traditional) 暴風雨前的寧靜…
in Chinese (Simplified) 暴风雨前的宁静…
(Definition of the lull before the storm from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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