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under a cloud

under a cloud
Meaning: under suspicion, in trouble, or out of favor.
Example: The luxury transport industry is under a cloud at the moment after newspapers revealed that many indulged in illegal activities.

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  • Expression: Naveen Kumar writes on 25 September, 2016

    What is the another meaning of under a cloud idiom?
    1. Sad
    2. Confused

    Please answer as fast as possible.

    • Expression: Abdul Wahab writes on 3 May, 2017

      Confused is correct because under a cloud mean in trouble and not sad moreover after “under the cloud” anything may b sad, but whenever it remains in “under the cloud” he is in trouble and he is confused…
      I know that I know much but can’t explain other.
      I tried my best dear.

  • Expression: Aminah writes on 16 January, 2016

    can we make a sentence that;
    Someone stole the money at work,and now the manager was under a cloud

    • Expression: Abdul Wahab writes on 3 May, 2017

      It is correct, moreover?
      “If you think you can you can, if you think you can’t you are right.”

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