take by storm
Make a vivid impression on, quickly win popular acclaim or renown, as in The new rock group took the town by storm. This usage transfers the original military meaning of the phrase, “assault in a violent attack,” to more peaceful endeavors. [Mid-1800s]
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Yet this, in the end, is a book from which one emerges sad, gloomy, disenchanted, at least if we agree to take it seriously.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And now, similarly, former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee: "Bend over and take it like a prisoner!"
ROME — What does it take for a Hollywood A-lister to get a private audience with Pope Francis?Pope Francis Has the Pleasure of Meeting Angelina Jolie for a Few Seconds|Barbie Latza Nadeau|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Although Huckabee's condescending tone - like that of an elementary school history teacher - makes it difficult to take seriously.
Clickbait title notwithstanding, Bend Over and Take It Like a Prisoner!
A wise man hateth not the commandments and justices, and he shall not be dashed in pieces as a ship in a storm.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
I take the Extream Bells, and set down the six Changes on them thus.Tintinnalogia, or, the Art of Ringing|Richard Duckworth and Fabian Stedman
This treacherous sort of calm, we thought, might forbode a storm, and we did not allow it to lull us into security.
All along the highways and by-paths of our literature we encounter much that pertains to this "queen of plants."
Wycliffe translates the Vulgate: “And it as a modir onourid schal meete hym, and as a womman fro virgynyte schal take him.”Solomon and Solomonic Literature|Moncure Daniel Conway