take (something) by storm

idiom

1
: to quickly become very successful or popular in (a particular place) or among (a particular group)
The writer has taken the literary world by storm.
The new fashion has taken London by storm.
2
: to attack and capture (a place) suddenly by using a lot of force or a large number of people
The soldiers took the castle by storm.

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“Take (something) by storm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20%28something%29%20by%20storm. Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

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