hang\ over

hang\ over
1. To be going to happen to; threaten.

Great trouble hangs over the little town because its only factory has closed down.

2. To remain to be finished or settled.

The committee took up the business that hung over from its last meeting.

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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