Definition of go down a storm in English:

go down a storm

phrase

  • Be enthusiastically received by an audience.

    ‘the film went down a storm at Cannes’
    • ‘But as family entertainment, the whole package seemed to go down a storm with the capacity Friday night audience.’
    • ‘The pool, with its inflatables and tubular chute, went down a storm, and the play park was an unexpected little treasure, discovered during our evening walk.’
    • ‘The parade itself went down a storm with the thousands of excited spectators who lined the route of this years St Patrick's Day Parade in glorious sunshine in Killarney.’
    • ‘The film has already gone down a storm in America, where it became one of the best-reviewed movies of the year.’
    • ‘I flew out on the Sunday morning, did the gig and flew back on the Monday morning, but it went down a storm.’
    • ‘The rain held off long enough, though, for a happy afternoon which went down a storm with the performers and audience alike.’
    • ‘It went down a storm in Surrey and I hope it can do the same here.’
    • ‘The idea seems to have gone down a storm, not only with audiences, but also with actors - who seem to have been lining up to make cameo appearances.’
    • ‘They went down a storm on the Saturday night and were invited back to appear in the midweek show and were flown over again.’
    • ‘Amazingly, the film went down a storm among critics who had the chance to catch up with it, in America.’
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