Cover up

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Definition

to cover up (the truth): to hide, to conceal, to prevent people from discovering (the truth)
verb

Examples

  • "The Serious Fraud office has been called in, and, although they haven't officially announced their findings yet, the Sunday Roast has THE scoop: it appears that Leeson had been netting huge losses on unauthorised deals, and falsifying information to cover up his failures."
  • "Aren't they just trying to benefit from some good press and cover up the damage that they're doing themselves?"

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