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the calm before the storm

a ​quiet or ​peacefulperiod before a ​period during which there is ​greatactivity, ​argument, or ​difficulty: I like to get everything done before the ​guestsarrive and ​relax for a ​moment in the calm before the ​storm.
(Definition of the calm before the storm from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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