a cloud on the horizon
cloud on the horizon
An omen that something bad or problematic will happen in the near future. Financial analysts believe that the sudden drop in oil prices points to a cloud on the horizon for the national economy.
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a (small) cloud on the hoˈrizona sign of trouble or difficulty to come: Although we are making good profits there is one cloud on the horizon — the government may increase taxes.
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