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gloss over sth

phrasal verb with gloss uk   /ɡlɒs/  us   /ɡlɑːs/ verb [T]
to avoid considering something, such as an embarrassing mistake, to make it seem not important, and to quickly continue talking about something else: She glossed over the company's fall in profits. The film was well researched, but it glossed over the important issues.
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