Definition of “draw a veil over sth” - English Dictionary


“draw a veil over sth” in English

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draw a veil over sth


If you draw a veil over a particular subject, you do not speak about it because it is unpleasant and you do not want to think about it:

Yes, well I think we'll just draw a veil over what went on last night.

(Definition of “draw a veil over sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)