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a cloud on the horizon

something that threatens to cause problems or unhappiness in the future: The only cloud on the horizon is the physics exam in June.
Translations of “a cloud on the horizon”
in Chinese (Traditional) 可能到來的麻煩, 令人擔憂的事…
in Chinese (Simplified) 可能到来的麻烦, 令人担忧的事…
(Definition of a cloud on the horizon from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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