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Definición de “sword of Damocles” en inglés

sword of Damocles

If you have a sword of Damocles hanging over you/your head, something bad seems very likely to happen to you: Government threats to cut the budget by 50 percent are hanging over the Opera House like a sword of Damocles.
(Definition of sword of Damocles from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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