Meaning of “cover/hide a multitude of sins” in the English Dictionary

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"cover/hide a multitude of sins" in British English

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cover/hide a multitude of sins


to prevent people from seeing or discovering something bad:

Large sweaters are warm and practical and hide a multitude of sins (= they do not show your body shape).

(Definition of “cover/hide a multitude of sins” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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