在英语里，我们可以用 in the eye of the storm 来描述某人是一场争论的中心人物。
- Greece is in the eye of the storm which has gathered over the world economy and is threatening to tear the eurozone apart.
- Our teacher is making us sit our exams again. Johnny was caught in the eye of the storm after he boasted about cheating.
值得注意的是，另一个包含气象学术语的常用英语短语是 lull before the storm，意思是暴风雨来临之前的宁静时刻。
- The shop assistants took advantage of the lull before the storm and tidied up the hat display. They knew the moment the doors opened they would be flooded with bargain-hunters.