on cloud nine
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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