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cover sth up

phrasal verb with cover uk   /ˈkʌv.ər/  us   // verb
C2 to stop people discovering the truth about something bad: The company tried to cover up its employment of illegal immigrants.
Translations of “cover sth up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 掩蓋, 掩飾, 隱瞞…
in Russian прятать, скрывать…
in Turkish üstünü örtmek, kaplamak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 掩盖, 掩饰, 隐瞒…
in Polish zasłaniać coś…
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