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hush sth up

disapproving
phrasal verb with hush uk   us   /hʌʃ/ verb
to try to prevent people from discovering particular facts: There was some financial scandal involving one of the ministers but it was all hushed up.
Translations of “hush sth up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 隱瞞,掩飾(真相)…
in Russian замять, скрыть что-либо…
in Turkish örtbas etmek, kapatmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 隐瞒,掩盖(真相)…
in Polish wyciszyć coś, zatuszować coś…
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