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loom large

to become or seem more important and often cause worry: The question of how I had done on my finals loomed large in my mind.
Translations of “loom large”
in Chinese (Traditional) 顯得突出, 變得嚴重…
in Chinese (Simplified) 显得突出, 变得严重…
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