Calm before the Storm

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An unusual peace before any storm or disaster

Etymology:

  • Since early 16th century, it had been noticed that there always was a peaceful time span before any big disaster or storm. Therefore, the reason behind this saying has been ranged to add any time of fake stillness before a major disturbance.
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Mom is not saying anything for our mistake; I think this is only the calm before the storm.

Submitted on February 25, 2019

Additional definitions for 'Calm before the Storm':

calm before the stormA period of peace before a disturbance or crisis; an unnatural or false calm before a storm.
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