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Pronunciation of Storm: Learn how to pronounce Storm in English correctly

Learn how to say Storm correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word storm:

noun
1a violent disturbance of the atmosphere with strong winds and usually rain, thunder, lightning, or snow.
(also storm system) an intense low-pressure weather system; a cyclone.
a wind of force 10 on the Beaufort scale (48-55 knots or 88-102 km/h).
a heavy discharge of missiles or blows:
two men were taken by a storm of bullets
2a tumultuous reaction; an uproar or controversy:
the book caused a storm in America
the manager is at the centre of a drugs storm in Germany
a vehement outburst of a specified feeling or reaction:
the disclosure raised a storm of protest
3 (storms) North American storm windows.
4a direct assault by troops on a fortified place.
verb
1 [no object, with adverbial of direction] move angrily or forcefully in a specified direction:
she burst into tears and stormed off
he stormed out of the house
[with direct speech] shout (something) angrily; rage:
‘Don’t patronize me!’ she stormed
move forcefully and decisively to a specified position in a game or contest:
Chester stormed back with two goals in five minutes
2 [with object] (of troops) suddenly attack and capture (a building or other place) by means of force:
commandos stormed a hijacked plane early today
(as noun storming)
the storming of the Bastille
3 [no object] (it storms, it is storming, etc.) (of the weather) be violent, with strong winds and usually rain, thunder, lightning, or snow.
Phrases
go down a storm
be enthusiastically received by an audience:
the film went down a storm at Cannes
the lull (or calm) before the storm
a period of unusual tranquillity or stability that seems likely to presage difficult times.
storm and stress
another term for Sturm und Drang.
a storm in a teacup
British great outrage or excitement about a trivial matter.
take something by storm
(of troops) capture a place by a sudden and violent attack.
have great and rapid success in a particular place or with a particular group of people:
his first collection took the fashion world by storm
—— up a storm
chiefly North American perform the specified action with great enthusiasm and energy:
the band could really play up a storm
Derivatives
stormproof
adjective
Origin:
Old English, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch storm and German Sturm, probably also to the verb stir1. The verb dates from late Middle English in sense 3 of the verb