Translation of nube in English:

nube

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  • 1 [Meteorología/Meteorology] cloud un cielo cubierto de nubes an overcast o/or a cloudy sky ninguna nube enturbiaba su felicidad [literario/literary] not a single cloud marred her happiness [literario/literary] como caído de las nubes out of the blue estar or andar en las nubes to be daydreaming, have one's head in the clouds estar/ponerse por las nubes, la carne se está poniendo por las nubes the price of meat is going through the roof o/or (inglés norteamericano/American English) is going out of sight [familiar/colloquial] por aquí las casas están por las nubes around here house prices are sky-high o/or (inglés norteamericano/American English) out of sight [familiar/colloquial] poner a algn por las nubes to praise sb to the skies, sing sb's praises vivir en las nubes to live in cloud-cuckoo land [familiar/colloquial]

    Compounds

    nube de verano

    • [Meteorología/Meteorology] summer shower el enfado fue una nube de verano the quarrel was short-lived o/or blew over very quickly un interés que no fue más que una nube de verano an interest that turned out to be very short-lived o/or to be a nine days' wonder

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