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cover/hide a multitude of sins

humorous to ​preventpeople from ​seeing or ​discovering something ​bad: Large ​sweaters are ​warm and ​practical and ​hide a multitude of ​sins (= they do not show ​yourbodyshape).
(Definition of cover/hide a multitude of sins from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cover/hide a multitude of sins”
in Chinese (Simplified) 掩盖实情, 遮掩缺点…
in Chinese (Traditional) 隱瞞實情, 遮掩缺點…
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