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    A sudden appearance of clouds


    Living on the river keeps me connected to the changes in weather. A minor drop in temperature, a sudden appearance of clouds, an increase of wind is always obvious and can't be ignored.

    (An excerpt from Living on the River, Photographer/Writer: Alida Thorpe, underlined by the poster )

    1. About the passage underlined, why did the author choose the expression “clouds”, but neither “a cloud”, nor “cloud”?
    2. Does the site above show clouds, or a cloud or cloud? I suppose it shows clouds.

    Thanks in advance

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    Re: A sudden appearance of clouds

    I suppose so- there are some lines showing edges on the left, so that would (just about) qualify as clouds IMO.

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