- blow over
- blow up
- electrical storm
- sheet lightning
- storm cloud
- storm surge
- thunder n
- thunder v
Storm: very bad weather with strong winds and rain.
Hurricane-force winds: very strong winds
Blown: past participle of blow (blow, blew, blown) what the winds does
Scorching: very hot.
Heat: the noun of hot.
Melting: becoming liquid because of the heat.
Sweat: to lose water through the skin when you are hot, ill or afraid.
Fan: a machine with blades that go round to create a current of air.
Frozen: past participle of freeze = to become hard and often turn to ice.
Thaws: (of snow) to become water again.
Slippery: difficult to stand or walk on because it is very wet or icy.
Shivering: shaking a little because you are cold.
Sweating: losing water through the skin when you are hot, ill or afraid.
Got soaked: got very very wet.
Humid: warm and damp.
Melt: (of snow) become water.
Get sunburnt: have red skin because of having spent too long in the sun.
BrE / rɪp / verb
1 [ transitive , intransitive ] to tear sth or to become torn, often suddenly or violently
~ (sth) I ripped my jeans on the fence.
grab verb, noun BrE / ɡræb / verb
( -bb- )
1 [ transitive , intransitive ] to take or hold sb/sth with your hand suddenly, firmly or roughly
~ (sth) She grabbed the child's hand and ran. - He grabbed hold of me and wouldn't let go.
French window: noun [ usually plural ]
a glass door, usually one of a pair, that leads to a garden/yard or balcony
yard BrE / jɑːd / noun
1 ( BrE ) an area outside a building, usually with a hard surface and a surrounding wall
the prison yard
The children were playing in the yard at the front of the school.
2 ( NAmE )
( BrE gar • den )
a piece of land next to or around your house where you can grow flowers, fruit, vegetables, etc, usually with a lawn (= an area of grass)
NAmE / ˈɔːsəm / adjective
2 ( especially NAmE , informal ) very good, enjoyable, etc
I just bought this awesome new CD!
Wow! That's totally awesome!
awe • some • ly / BrE ˈɔːsəmli ; NAmE ˈɔːsəmli / adverb
awesomely beautiful - The issue is awesomely complex.
trance BrE / trɑːns / noun
1 [ countable ] a state in which sb seems to be asleep but is aware of what is said to them, for example if they are hypnotized
to go/fall into a trance
inter • state noun NAmE / ˈɪntərsteɪt / noun
( also ˌinterstate ˈhighway )
) a wide road, with at least two lanes in each direction, where traffic can travel fast for long distances across many states. You can only enter and leave interstates at special ramps . US
motor • way BrE / ˈməʊtəweɪ / NAmE / ˈmoʊtərweɪ / noun
[ countable , uncountable ]
) a wide road, with at least two lanes in each direction, where traffic can travel fast for long distances between large towns. You can only enter and leave motorways at special junctions Britain
Join the motorway at Junction 19. - Leave the motorway at the next exit.
A nine-mile stretch of motorway has been closed.
a motorway service area / service station
The speed limit on motorways should be enforced.
truck noun, verb BrE / trʌk / noun
1 ( especially NAmE )
( BrE also lorry )
a large vehicle for carrying heavy loads by road
a truck driver
/tɔːˈneɪ.dəʊ//tɔːrˈneɪ.doʊ/ [C] ( tornados ortornadoes) (US informal also twister)