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war clouds are gathering

(also clouds of war are gathering) literary
If you say that war clouds are gathering over a particular country, you mean that a war seems increasingly likely there: It was the 1930s and war clouds were gathering on the horizon in Europe.
Translations of “war clouds are gathering”
in Chinese (Traditional) 戰爭陰雲, 戰爭的預兆…
in Chinese (Simplified) 战争阴云, 战争的预兆…
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