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verb storm pronunciation in American English /stɔrm/
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present tense
I/you/we/theystorm
he/she/itstorms
present participlestorming
past tensestormed
past participlestormed
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  1. 1
    [transitive] to use force to enter a place and take control of it

    The city was stormed by rebel forces.

  2. 2
    [intransitive] to go somewhere very quickly because you are angry or upset
    storm out/off/into:

    Rob stormed out of the house and slammed the door.

  3. 3
    [intransitive] to quickly become very successful

    The Mariners stormed into the lead.

  4. 4
    [transitive] to say something in a very angry way

    “What are you saying?” she stormed.

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