Meaning of “cover (sth) up” - Learner’s Dictionary

cover (sth) up

phrasal verb with cover uk us /ˈkʌvər/ verb [ T ]

to stop people from discovering the truth about something bad:

She tried to cover up her mistakes.

(Definition of “cover (sth) up phrasal verb, verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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