One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Conceal or gloss over many problems or defects.‘stucco could cover a multitude of sins, including poor brickwork’
- ‘The latter covers a multitude of sins and horrors, as he well knows.’
- ‘This novelty helped, at least to some extent, to "cover a multitude of sins."’
- ‘Although tasty, I have a feeling the strong flavours covered a multitude of sins at that price.’
- ‘No doubt, the subtropical climate has covered a multitude of sins with greenery.’
- ‘It has covered a multitude of sins.’
- ‘I have never been a fan of what is generally referred to as performance poetry, a label which covers a multitude of sins.’
- ‘The umbrella term ' technology ' covers a multitude of sins.’
- ‘Nevertheless, despite this and other flaws, the characters remain interesting throughout, and Johansson's acting covers a multitude of sins.’
- ‘Harry Bassett once said "winning covers a multitude of sins" and I think he's right.’
- ‘A movie that dumps $750 million into a studio can not only look great, but covers a multitude of sins.’
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