Sinônimos de cover
to screen or concealthe black patch which covered his left eye
The device, concealed in a dustbin, was defused by police.
The road is screened by a block of flats.
The compound was hidden by trees and shrubs.
You've got to shade your eyes or close them altogether.
A thick grey cloud masked the sun.
She made no attempt to disguise her contempt.
The building is almost completely obscured by a huge banner.
Her hair swept across her face, as if to veil it.
He uses jargon to cloak his inefficiency.
Mist shrouded the outline of the palace.
This is another clever attempt to camouflage reality.
the icy chill that enshrouded us
to put a garment onHe covered his head with a turban.
He was clothed in a dashing scarlet and black uniform.
I dressed her wounds.
She wrapped the baby in a blanket.
to extend over or lie thickly on the surface ofThe clouds had spread and nearly covered the entire sky.
to extend over or lie thickly on the surface ofShe was soaking wet and covered with mud.
Coat the fish with seasoned flour.
Her hair was caked with mud.
She gets sunburn even when she plasters herself in lotion.
Smear a little olive oil over the inside of the salad bowl.
the thick black cloud of smoke that enveloped the area
Spread the bread with the cream cheese.
They daubed his home with slogans.
Nearly a foot of water covered the streets.
to travel overIt would not be easy to cover ten miles on that amount of petrol.
to protect (an individual or group) by taking up a position from which fire may be returned if those being protected are fired uponYou make a run for it and I'll cover you.
to provide for (loss or risk) by insuranceThese items are not covered by your medical insurance.
We automatically insure your furniture and belongings against fire.
compensate, , ,
The rewards more than compensated for the inconveniences involved in making the trip.
Balance spicy dishes with mild ones.
make good, ,
take account of,
Add honey to counterbalance the acidity of the sauce.
to include or deal withThe law covers four categories of experiments.
refer to, ,
take account of,
The trip was extended to include a few other events.
The cover-up involved people at the very highest level.
The committee contains 11 Democrats and nine Republicans.
a theory that would embrace the whole field of human endeavour
The new cars will incorporate a number of major improvements.
The exhibition comprises 50 oils and watercolours.
The proposal has been embodied in a draft resolution.
His repertoire encompassed everything from Bach to Scott Joplin.
to include or deal withIn this lecture, I aim to cover several topics.
He examined her passport and stamped it.
Gas officials are investigating the cause of the explosion.
The report detailed the human rights abuses committed.
We asked her to describe what she had seen.
He then recounted the story.
to act as reporter or photographer on (a news event) for a newspaper or magazineHe was sent to Italy to cover the World Cup.
There were barren wastes of field with no trees and no cover.
Innocence is no protection from the evils in our society.
the hut where they were given food and shelter
The wall provided a shield from the wind.
They took refuge in a bomb shelter.
The land was flat, giving no scope for defence.
The heater should have a safety guard fitted.
Some of them have sought sanctuary in the church.
camouflage, , ,
Her merrymaking was only a camouflage to disguise her grief.
The criminals vainly sought concealment from the searchlight.
insuranceMake sure that the firm's accident cover is adequate.
insurance, , ,
You are advised to take out insurance on your lenses.
He received one year's salary as compensation for loss of office.
They had failed to take out full indemnity cover.
It can take up to six months before reimbursements are made.
anything which coversPut a polythene cover over it to protect it from dust.
Sawdust was used as a hygienic floor covering.
top, , ,
the plastic tops from aerosol containers
She unscrewed the cap of her water bottle.
We put on the second coating of lacquer.
She opened the envelope and withdrew a typed note.
I lifted the lid to give it a quick stir.
The dais is covered with a silk brocade canopy.
It grows on a nerve sheath within the spinal column.
They leapt from a first-floor window on to a shop awning.
a blanket or bedspreadHe groaned and slid farther under the covers.
the outside of a book or magazinea small book with a green cover
a pretext or disguiseThe grocery store was just a cover for their betting shop.
religion is often used as an excuse for war or a disguise for power
a front for crime syndicates
They put a screen in front of me.
His mask cracked, and she saw an angry and violent man.
He denied there'd been any cover-up of the fraud.
the chilling facts behind this veil of secrecy
Individualism is sometimes used as a cloak for self-interest.
At work they hid their dislike of each other behind a façade of cheerfulness.
He claimed the police beat him up under the pretence that he was resisting arrest.
pretext, , ,
They wanted a pretext to restart the war.
He excused himself on the pretext of a stomach ache.
smoke and mirrors
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in the sense of awning
a canvas roof supported by a frame to give protection against the weatherThey leapt from a first-floor window on to a shop awning.
in the sense of balance
to arrange so as to create a state of harmonyBalance spicy dishes with mild ones.
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