sweep\ down

sweep\ down
sweep down on smb., smth. the cavalry swept down on the enemy кавалерия устремилась на неприятеля; а strong gale swept down on the Atlantic coast сильный ураган прошел /пронесся/ над атлантическим побережьем; сильный ураган обрушился на атлантическое побережье

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