on cloud nine

on cloud nine

extremely happy

On cloud nine refers to a ten-part classification of clouds in which nine was second highest. A dated variant of the expression is on cloud seven.

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a silver lining

a positive or more hopeful aspect to a bad situation even though this may not be immediately apparent

The full form of the phrase is the proverb every cloud has a silver lining.

under a cloud

under suspicion or discredited

1992 - Alasdair Gray - Poor Things - The career of this once famous soldier began as well as ended under a cloud.

with your head in the clouds

(of a person) out of touch with reality


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