Cover Up

How to Conjugate Cover Up

  • Infinitive: Cover Up
  • Present Tense: Cover Up/ Covers Up
  • -ing Form: Covering Up
  • Past Tense: Covered Up
  • Past Participle: Covered Up
Cover Up is a separable phrasal verb and has 2 definitions.

Definitions of Cover Up:

1. To use something to conceal something else.

Examples: In Saudi Arabia, women must cover themselves up with a hijab.
Do you want something to cover up your legs with? It’s gotten chilly out here.

2. To hide the truth.
[Noun] {Cover-up} Refers to something you do to prevent others from knowing the truth.

Examples: He asked his friend to cover up for him in case his mom called while he wasn’t there.
Who are you covering up for?
The coffee house on the corner is a cover-up for the mafia.

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