dark cloud on the horizon

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dark 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 dark cloud on the horizon for the national economy.
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'Since the PEZA and BOI data predicts future FDI inflows, this data, unless reversed, could indicate a dark cloud on the horizon,' AmCham said.
If there is a dark cloud on the horizon, that cloud could very well settle over Washington.