under a cloud

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  • IPA(key): /ˈʌn.dɚ//eɪ//klaʊd/

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under a cloud (not comparable)

  1. (idiomatic) Under suspicion; subject to critical inspection.
  2. (idiomatic) In controversial circumstances.

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under a cloud (not comparable)

  1. (idiomatic) In or into controversial circumstances.
    • 2014 Feb. 27, Yogesh Naik and Bipin Kumar Singh, "Submarine mishap sinks navy chief," Mumbai Mirror (India) (retrieved 1 March 2014):
      [A] series of mishaps including the sinking of INS Sindhurakshak in August last year has put him under a cloud.

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