storm around

storm around

To move around (some place) in a blustery, angry fuss. The toddler stormed around for a while after being told he couldn't have ice cream, but he eventually calmed down and went back to playing with his toys. Janet's been storming around the office ever since she found out our funding has been slashed.
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storm around

Fig. to go about in a fury. What is he storming around about? Martin was storming around all morning because he lost his car keys.
See also: around, storm
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That flooding occurs without any storm around, including on sunny days with light winds.
THE diplomatic storm around our man in China, Simon Cheng Man-kit, continues to grow.
Hales will not play a part in the World Cup The storm around Hales has been followed with the first injuries in some time, with Sam Billings ruled out through a shoulder problem and Jason Roy suffering back spasms.
A report by US researchers MSCI in conjunction with Ulster University also showed the region, and in particular Belfast, has weathered the investment storm around Brexit better than most.
The Spandau Ballet legend and TV star is touring with his "Back To The 80s" DJ tour which has been going down a storm around the country of late.
Tommy, who received a Kirti Chakra award for circumnavigating the globe all alone a couple of years ago, was taking part in the Golden Globe Race in which he was required to circumnavigate around the world but he and his boat were caught in a storm around the Australian waters and had to be rescued after a massive operation.
The tropical cyclone (TC) diurnal cycle is characterized by a dramatic outward expansion of the TC cloud field, referred to as a diurnal pulse or wave that begins moving away from the storm around local sunset each day, eventually reaching several hundred kilometers from the storm by the following afternoon.
"After such defeats one returns stronger and more purposeful."The 31-year-old admitted a media storm around Mesut Ozil and Ilkay Gundogan's public appearance with Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan undermined Germany's preparations for the tournament.
Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas Friday night, coming in as a Category 4 storm around 11 p.m.
Karim Benzema's absence and the race storm around it is hardly what Les Bleus need right now.
You have to do something." With the storm around race at The Oscars, he's not alone in taking a stand.
The impressive natural phenomenon, which occurs when particles from the sun spark a geomagnetic storm around the Earth, is only occasionally visible across the UK.
"As Lebanon strives to weather the storm around it, international support and assistance can only go so far," Hale said.
The Piper Seneca turboprop was flying from the eastern region of Papua to Tual city in the Maluku Islands when it was caught in a storm around midday.
SHE is perhaps one of the most controversial artists of the year with numerous high-publicity events creating a media storm around her but Miley Cyrus' concerts are in as high demand as ever.