Storm

July 2019

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Definitions

A storm: very bad weather - wind, rain, thunderbolts and lightning (very very frightening).

To storm (a castle): to attack and capture (a castle).

Ex: I stormed the Bastille and all I got was this lousy hat!

Storms in the news

This month, Hongkongers stormed the parliament in protest of extradition laws to mainland China.

Facing tear gas, Hongkongers weathered the storm with umbrellas, naturally.

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