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be under a cloud

to not be trusted or popular because people think you have done something bad: The cabinet minister left office under a cloud after a fraud scandal.
(Definition of be under a cloud from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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