be in the calm before the storm

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be in the calm before the storm

To be in a period of inactivity or tranquility before something chaotic begins. Likened to a literal period of calm before a storm begins. Oh, things are quiet now, but we're just in the calm before the storm—the dinner rush will turn this place into a mad house.
See also: before, calm, storm
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