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cloud over

verb uk phrasal verb with cloud   /klaʊd/ us  

(SKY)

If the sky clouds over, it becomes covered with clouds.

(FACE)

If a person's face clouds over, they suddenly look unhappy or worried: At the mention of her dead husband, her face clouded over.
Translations of “cloud over”
in Chinese (Traditional) 天空, 烏雲密佈,烏雲翻滾…
in Russian заволакиваться облаками…
in Turkish bulutlarla kaplanmak, bulutlanmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 天空, 阴云密布,乌云翻滚…
in Polish chmurzyć się…
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