Clouds

silver lining

Meaning: sadness or unpleasant things can have a positive side effect

Example: If it's the tough time in your life, it comes with many silver linings. Read on

every cloud has a silver lining

Meaning: there is something good in everything that's bad

Example: Reena was depressed to be confined to bed after her surgery, but over time, when she could spend a lot of time with her family and catch up with old friends, who came to visit her, she realized that every cloud has a silver lining. Read on

head in the clouds

Meaning: daydreaming or absentminded

Example: He roams around all night with his head in the clouds. Read on

under a cloud

Meaning: under suspicion

Example: The luxury transport industry is under a cloud at the moment after newspapers revealed that many indulged in illegal activities. Read on

cloud nine

Meaning: very happy

Example: She's been on cloud nine since she heard the news of her engagement. Read on

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all Greek to me

Meaning: used to convey that you cannot understand what is being said or written

Example: Don't try to explain the technicalities of how this machine works; it would be all Greek to me. Read on

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