HURRICANE + VERB hit sth, strike (sth) A hurricane hit the city yesterday at 5 p.m. | damage sth, destroy sth, devastate sth The fields were devastated by the hurricane. | blow, blow itself out The hurricane took several days to blow itself out.
HURRICANE + NOUN force hurricane-force winds
PREP. in a/the ~ The roof blew off in a hurricane.
PHRASES the eye of the hurricane (= the central point)