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English definition of “cast a shadow over/on sth”

cast a shadow over/on sth

literary
to spoil a good situation with something unpleasant: Her father's illness had cast a shadow over the birth of her baby.Making people sad, shocked and upset
(Definition of cast a shadow over/on sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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