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Re: Idiom meaning

Posted by Henry on March 08, 2004

In Reply to: Idiom meaning posted by laura on March 08, 2004

: hi,
: what is the meaning of "went down a storm" as an idiom? thanks

In England, it means that it was enthusiastically received. Remember that in England , to go down a bomb also means a great success; in America, I believe that something that bombs is a complete failure.