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English definition of “cover your tracks”

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cover your tracks

to hide or destroy the things that show where you have been or what you have been doing: Roberts covered his tracks by throwing the knife in the river.
Translations of “cover your tracks”
in Chinese (Traditional) 掩飾行蹤或毀滅所做的事的痕跡…
in Chinese (Simplified) 掩盖行踪或所做的事的痕迹…
(Definition of cover your tracks from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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