cloud on the horizon

Cloud on the horizon
If you can see a problem ahead, you can call it a cloud on the horizon.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • cloud on the horizon — a problem that could appear in the future The only cloud on the horizon for the team is the age of its key players. • • • Main Entry: ↑cloud …   Useful english dictionary

  • cloud on the horizon —    If you can see a problem ahead, you can call it a cloud on the horizon.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    A problem or difficulty that is predictable, or seems likely to arise in the future, is called a cloud on the horizon.     They are …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Cloud on the horizon —   If you can see a problem ahead, you can call it a cloud on the horizon …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • (a) cloud on the horizon — a problem or difficulty that is likely to happen in the future. For farmers, another cloud on the horizon is higher prices for fertilizer and fuel. Even when everything is going perfectly, Bruce can see dark clouds on the horizon. Related… …   New idioms dictionary

  • on the horizon — likely to happen or appear soon. There are no new drugs on the horizon to treat this disease. Related vocabulary: a cloud on the horizon Etymology: based on the literal meaning of horizon (= the place in the distance where the earth and sky seem… …   New idioms dictionary

  • cloud — cloud1 W3S3 [klaud] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(in the sky)¦ 2¦(in the air)¦ 3¦(problem)¦ 4 under a cloud (of suspicion) 5 be on cloud nine 6 every cloud has a silver lining 7 be/live in cloud cuckoo land ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; Origin: clud rock, hill ;… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cloud — 1 /klaUd/ noun 1 (C, U) a white or grey mass in the sky that consists of very small drops of water: Dark clouds gathered overhead. 2 a cloud of dust/smoke/gas etc a mass of dust etc in the air 3 (C) something that makes you feel afraid or worried …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cloud — I UK [klaʊd] / US noun Word forms cloud : singular cloud plural clouds *** 1) [countable/uncountable] a white or grey mass of very small drops of water in the sky A few white clouds drifted across the sky. There s more cloud than yesterday. •… …   English dictionary

  • cloud — cloud1 [ klaud ] noun *** 1. ) count or uncount a white or gray mass of very small drops of water in the sky: A few white clouds drifted across the sky. There s more cloud than yesterday. 2. ) count a large amount of smoke, dust, steam, etc. in… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Cloud computing — logical diagram Cloud computing is the delivery of computing as a service rather than a product, whereby shared resources, software, and information are provided to computers and other devices as a utility (like the electricity grid) over a… …   Wikipedia

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