HyperDic: sweep_under_the_rug

English > 1 sense of the expression sweep under the rug:
VERBsocialsweep under the rugto conceal something in the hopes it won't be discovered by others
English > sweep under the rug: 1 sense > verb 1, social
MeaningTo conceal something in the hopes it won't be discovered by others.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderhide, concealprevent from being seen or discovered

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