Translation of nube in English:

nube

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  • 1 [Meteo] cloud un cielo cubierto de nubes an overcast o a cloudy sky ninguna nube enturbiaba su felicidad [literary/literario] not a single cloud marred her happiness [literary/literario] 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 (AmE) is going out of sight [colloquial/familiar] por aquí las casas están por las nubes around here house prices are sky-high o (AmE) out of sight [colloquial/familiar] 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 [colloquial/familiar]

    Compounds

    nube de verano

    • [Meteo] summer shower el enfado fue una nube de verano the quarrel was short-lived o 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 to be a nine days' wonder

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