to ride out the storm




Idiom Definition 1

Idiom Definition - ride out the storm

"to ride out the storm"

to experience and survive a storm

 

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Idiom Definition 2

Idiom Definition - ride out the storm

"to ride out the storm"

to continue to exist and not be harmed during a difficult period

 

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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - ride out the storm

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1:  That was quite a storm. How did you do?

Friend 2:  My family and I rode out the storm just fine. Amazingly, there was almost no damage to our house. How about you?

Friend 1:  A tree fell on our house and we ended up huddled in the the basement until the storm passed.



Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - ride out the storm

Two colleagues are talking ...

Colleague 1:  How are you going to ride out the storm of this corporate takeover?

Colleague 2:  Keep my head down and remain calm. I will keep my wits about me and look for opportunities to be a key player.

Colleague 1:  Let's hope we survive OK.

Colleague 2:  I am not worried. Our positions are key no matter the outcome. We would be difficult to replace especially in trying times.





to ride out the storm - Usage:

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to ride out the storm - Gerund Form:

Riding out the storm without too much damage to our house was a miracle.

Riding out the storm during a hostile takeover requires staying calm.



to ride out the storm - Examples:

1)  ... is still set to ride out the storm better than most of its peers, given robust consumption and investment momentum, ...

2)  Sometimes you have to ride out the storm, see all the darkness and come out the other side.

3)  I appreciate the chance to raise the issues, encourage the conversations and ride out the storm of ridicule and giggles.

4)  ... the three criteria of availability, integrity and confidentiality to be able to ride out the storm of emerging challenges of the cyberspace.

5)  On a particular winter a daring lark decided it could "ride out the storm;" it thus refused to migrate with its kind.

6)  Business is cyclical. You have to be prepared to ride out the storm and come out smiling on the other side.

7)  Airlines and airports are working around the clock to ride out the storm and ensure a quick restoration of schedules.

8)  But he braced all of the odds stoically and rode out the storm alone, even when leading lights in his party abandoned him.

9)  She doesn't have any medications and has rode out the storm of the flus when everybody else got sick.

10)  ... our penalty kill was big for us in the second period and rode out the storm, but their goalie came out and played very well.

11)  ... damage to any park buildings, and the bald eagle nest on site rode out the storm.

12)  Although farmers have rode out the storm, they aren't in the clear yet. The flooding is still present.

13)  ... but I couldn't evacuate with them. She said she rode out the storm under a tent near an overpass that crosses the low-lying road. But then floodwaters ...

14)  ... causing one house to crash to the ground, while the other rode out the storm with no problem.

15)  ... the company still turns down every bid, riding out the storm of mergers and takeovers in the global seed industry. 

16)  A pattern of destruction was left in Georgia with beach-front condos riding out the storm without a broken window while falling trees about 70 miles from the coast.

17)  Riding out the storm does not fix the damage done by the tempest. To repair the damage, ...

18)  As well as bonds riding out the storm reasonably well, other indicators of financial risk have also remained relatively muted.

19)  ... making children feel good about themselves that it is leaving them unprepared for riding out the storm of everyday life.

20)  Riding out the storm will also take a mental toll on people which could be longer lasting and more ...