One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Conceal evidence of what one has done.
- ‘You may think that you can cover your tracks and hide what you've been doing.’
- ‘He covers his tracks well, and he is always very vague about what he does for a living.’
- ‘Belle had to find an out of the way place to hide, covering her tracks along the way.’
- ‘Derek was a career criminal who planned his moves meticulously and covered his tracks.’
- ‘He covered his tracks with such wonderful skill that we still don't know for sure what he did and where he was at any one time.’
- ‘Since this is an artist who defiantly covers his tracks, this book will come as a revelation to many.’
- ‘Through a gruelling trial Gill lied and attempted to cover his tracks despite the evidence stacked against him.’
- ‘As Glass resorts to desperate measures in an attempt to cover his tracks, he simply digs himself even deeper into a hole.’
- ‘Harrison, with Ashbury's help, manufactures evidence in hopes of covering his tracks.’
- ‘The officials covered their tracks by using computer passwords of their unsuspecting colleagues.’
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