Phrase of the Day (cast a pall over)-08APR20

Phrase of the Day (cast a pall over)-08APR20

Today’s “Phrase of the Day” is cast a pall over and it is a phrase meaning is “to provide an unhappy feeling, take the pleasure out of; spoil/ruin something and make it less enjoyable (due to sad news or unpleasant situation)”.

Example Sentence:  Americans were put on notice on Monday not to let up in the fight against COVID-19, as a grim milestone of 11,000 deaths cast a pall over the first signs of optimism about the outbreak’s trajectory.

This phrase is present in today’s The Hindu International article U.S. death toll crosses 11,000 and click here to read it.

Courtesy: The Hindu.

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