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cast a pall over sth

If an unpleasant situation or piece of news casts a pall over an event, it spoils it: The news of Nick's accident cast a pall over the celebrations.Damaging and spoilingDestroying and demolishing
Translations of “cast a pall over sth”
in Russian омрачать что-либо…
in Turkish gölge düşürmek, mahvetmek…
in Polish kłaść się cieniem na czymś…
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