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Meaning of “a cloud hanging over sb” in the English Dictionary

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a cloud hanging over sb

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