cloud over Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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cloud over

phrasal verb with cloud uk   us   /klaʊd/ verb


If the ​skyclouds over, it ​becomescovered with ​clouds.


If a person's ​faceclouds over, they ​suddenlylookunhappy or ​worried: At the ​mention of her ​deadhusband, her ​faceclouded over.
(Definition of cloud over from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cloud over”
in Chinese (Simplified) 天空, 阴云密布,乌云翻滚…
in Turkish bulutlarla kaplanmak, bulutlanmak…
in Russian заволакиваться облаками…
in Chinese (Traditional) 天空, 烏雲密佈,烏雲翻滾…
in Polish chmurzyć się…
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