Take by storm

Make a vivid impression on, quickly win popular acclaim or renown, as in The new rock group took the town by storm. This usage transfers the original military meaning of the phrase, “assault in a violent attack,” to more peaceful endeavors. [ Mid-1800s ]


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  • Take-charge

    adjective 1. able or seemingly able to take charge: She is a take-charge management type.

  • Take doing

    Require considerable effort, as in It’ll take doing to get the whole house painted in a week. This expression sometimes is put as take some doing, as in You want the President to come? That’ll take some doing! [ First half of 1900s ]

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