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English definition of “a cloud hanging over sb”

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a cloud hanging over sb

a situation or future event that makes you worry or feel unhappy: When you're waiting for an operation, you feel like there's a cloud hanging over you.
Translations of “a cloud hanging over sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) (某人)有心事, 不悅, 憂心忡忡…
in Chinese (Simplified) (某人)有心事, 不悦, 忧心忡忡…
(Definition of a cloud hanging over sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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