sweep down on (someone or something)

sweep down on (someone or something)

To rush, flow, or pour down on someone or something. A great flood swept down on the small town after the dam burst. A frigid wind swept down on us from the summit, chilling us to our bones.
See also: down, on, sweep
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sweep down on someone or something

to flow or rush down onto someone or something. The storm swept down on the campers. A flash flood swept down on the streambed.
See also: down, on, sweep
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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