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eye of the storm

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eye of the storm
风口浪尖

Date: May 03 2012

Quote

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“I’m still in the eye of the storm right now, so I don’t know what will happen in the future. Sometimes you need to be apart in order to figure it out.”

- Model Heidi Klum, talking about her troubled marriage with singer Seal. (Allure)

“我现在还处于风口浪尖,所以我不知道将来会发生什么。有时为探得究竟,你需要远离风口浪尖。”
- 超模海蒂·克拉姆 (Heidi Klum) 讲述与歌手席尔 (Seal) 陷入困境的婚姻。

Definition

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the middle of a difficult situation or argument

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The very center of a storm is not a great place to be. Because it looks like an eye from far away, the center of a storm is called its eye. Some storms have a calm eye, meaning that it can feel peaceful and the sky might even look clear right in the center of the storm. But if the eye shifts, then the rain and the wind come back with greater strength than ever.

Sometimes life can become chaotic and overwhelming, and we feel like we are in the eye of the storm. When you are in the eye of the storm in your life, it is difficult to make decisions or know what to do. The storm is all around you and you can’t see or think clearly. Sometimes you just have to wait until the storm passes before trying to put your world back together again.

The model Heidi Klum feels like she is in the eye of the storm right now. She and her husband, the singer Seal, are breaking up. The break up is still very new and the pain is probably very fresh for both Heidi and Seal.

Because she is still in the middle of this painful situation, or the eye of the storm, Heidi can’t imagine what will happen in the future. Maybe she and Seal will get back together eventually, or maybe they will both move on and be happier apart. But first, the storm will have to clear. It will take time for the trauma of the break up to fade and the pain to pass away.

Do you feel like you are in the eye of the storm in any areas of your life right now? What advice would you give to Heidi?

Examples

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“It’s hard for me to talk about my problems when I’m in the eye of the storm. “

“In the eye of the storm of their argument, Danielle and her mother said some very mean things to each other.”

“Let’s discuss this after we’ve both had some time to think. Right now we’re still in the eye of the storm.”

Winners

1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

mike20012 in the middle of the chaos,in the center of a scandal , in trouble
by mike20012
yvo0804 means in the middle of some situation
by yvo0804
To be in the center of a disagreement.
by candycandice
Manu4 To be on the very core of a difficult moment
by Manu4
anges491 in the most intense part of a tumultuous situation, the main subject of a public disagreement
by anges491
marstanf To be in the middle of trouble
by marstanf
cubi1604 Be in a crisis or Be depressed
by cubi1604

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linglinghuang

China

I’m in the eye of the storm now.

05:44 AM May 14 2012 |

m.aster

m.aster

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

that is good slang, i like it and try to use it absolutely

09:31 AM May 11 2012 |

zhong yulu

zhong yulu

China

good to learn another slang- eye of the storm: the middle of a difficult situation or argument

04:08 PM May 07 2012 |

nancy.xu

nancy.xu

China

when something happened to you , you may be unaware to do anything

07:23 AM May 07 2012 |

carnationf

carnationf

Azerbaijan

 I am in the eye of the storm, now I am praying for God everyday, Thanks God, he helps me.

02:41 PM May 05 2012 |

carnationf

carnationf

Azerbaijan

I do not wish anyone to be in the eye of the storm,they should reconcile,life is short, so try to estimate the day of life very well. It is very hard to find a good person nowadays, so I do not wish anyone to be apart. May all the persons who love each other would not be apart

02:38 PM May 05 2012 |

hakim_16

hakim_16

Morocco

Kiss

02:31 PM May 04 2012 |

ola33

ola33

Japan

If you feel like in the eye of the storm, it’s better not to take any serious decisions at this time as you’re sort of shaken up and can’t quite think reasonably. Usuaully at this time, the mind is very vulnarable to make mistakes. Heidi Klum, is a wealthy woman and can afford to get a wonderful vacation at a resort somewhere where she can get that common cool attitude to what’s going on. Taking from tabloids, it wasn’t a happy marriage—constant arguments, so not much to lose… If it’s not a resort, a good friend might help with the advice and share your pain. When i’m in the eye of the storm, I go to friends. If it’s a good friend, he will help you.


10:43 PM May 03 2012 |

sterlynk

Dominican Republic

God said that: call me on the day of trouble and i will rescue you, and you will give glory


psalm 50:15 nowdays i was and i felt in big problem with a partner from university she makes my life a disaster, chaos, ect…..one day i open up the bible and i found this vercicle, i can says God was and is with me….....


09:50 PM May 03 2012 |

sterlynk

Dominican Republic

to be in middle a big trouble, can be sickness, pain, or depression

09:41 PM May 03 2012 |

siberian tigger

Mexico

It means that somebody is in trouble and he or she is not able to take the best option on his or her life.


 


 


Hi¡ Fellas

07:10 PM May 03 2012 |

BBoy Roty

BBoy Roty

Brazil

When you’re in the eyes of the storm you have to be Strong. <~~

06:54 PM May 03 2012 |

moonlits

moonlits

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

2 months ago I was in the eye of the storm.I had given an important exam and I had to wait until the results come.That was awful! But all I did was waiting. Actually there was nothing else I could do.
However the result wasn’t good, but I feel much better now.

06:48 PM May 03 2012 |

ridzii

Pakistan

SAME HERE MY LIFE IS ALSO IN THE EYE OF THE STORM. BUT I HV TO TRY THAT I AVOIDE MY ALL PBLMZ.. AND NEVER THINK ABOUT THAT….


Smile

04:51 PM May 03 2012 |

areand

areand

Philippines


My WHole life is an eye of the storm lol, it was like”life suck”” 


Tongue out

02:31 PM May 03 2012 |

Victoriaa

Victoriaa

France

At the moment I’m not in the eye of the storm, but I’ve been there for several times. All you need to do is just take some distance from your problems, go away or start doing completely different thing. You’ll be able to decide only when you’ll see the situation soundly.

02:20 PM May 03 2012 |

follow  me

follow me

China

storm will go with the wind finally  no matter how calm it is.


what we can do is do what we can today.we should remind ourselves that tomorrow never comes.in a word ,our life is always on the way.

02:10 PM May 03 2012 |

weah44

weah44

Sudan

i had  been  in   eye of  storm  for  several time throughout  my  life, the  defficulty is  in  making  a  right  decision !!


the  only  advice  i  can  give here; is  it to  wait  for  strom  passes  then  make ur  decision

01:46 PM May 03 2012 |

alexa1

alexa1

Saudi Arabia

sometime you need to make the storm in your life to change something or to get something this storm may be  inside you or with your family .

01:13 PM May 03 2012 |

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summer20109090

China

be in the difficult time,but believe that future is better and time can cure everything

12:28 PM May 03 2012 |

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