A storm is brewing

Definition

A storm is brewing is an idiom used to describe a situation in which something bad or unpleasant is about to occur, usually due to a buildup of tensions or events.

Examples

He sensed that a storm was brewing when he saw the angry look on his boss’s face.

The signs were clear that a storm was brewing between the two countries.

Origin

This idiom is believed to have emerged in the 19th century.

FAQs

What does a storm is brewing mean?

A storm is brewing is an idiom used to describe a situation in which something bad or unpleasant is about to occur, usually due to a buildup of tensions or events.

Where did the idiom a storm is brewing come from?

This idiom is believed to have emerged in the 19th century.