draw the veil over

draw the veil over
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  • draw a veil over — (something) 1. to hide something. Dense fog drew a veil over the landscape. 2. to avoid talking about something. I think we should draw a veil over this conversation and pretend it never happened. Related vocabulary: keep something under wraps …   New idioms dictionary

  • draw a veil over something — formal phrase to avoid talking about something because it is embarrassing or unpleasant Both sides sought to draw a veil over the argument. Thesaurus: to pretend something is not happening or is not the casesynonym Main entry: veil …   Useful english dictionary

  • draw a veil over something — draw a veil over (something) 1. to hide something. Dense fog drew a veil over the landscape. 2. to avoid talking about something. I think we should draw a veil over this conversation and pretend it never happened. Related vocabulary: keep… …   New idioms dictionary

  • draw a veil over something — formal to avoid talking about something because it is embarrassing or unpleasant Both sides sought to draw a veil over the argument …   English dictionary

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  • veil — ► NOUN 1) a piece of fine material worn to protect or conceal the face. 2) a piece of fabric forming part of a nun s headdress, resting on the head and shoulders. 3) a thing that conceals, disguises, or obscures. ► VERB 1) cover with or as if… …   English terms dictionary

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  • draw — draw1 W1S1 [dro: US dro:] v past tense drew [dru:] past participle drawn [dro:n US dro:n] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(picture)¦ 2 draw (somebody s) attention 3 draw a conclusion 4 draw a comparison/parallel/distinction etc 5¦(get a reaction)¦ 6¦(attract)¦ 7¦(get… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • veil — veil1 [ veıl ] noun count * 1. ) a thin piece of cloth worn over a woman s head and often partly over her face a ) the veil the practice of wearing a veil for covering the face, followed by women in Islamic countries 2. ) a layer of something… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • veil — [[t]ve͟ɪl[/t]] veils 1) N COUNT A veil is a piece of thin soft cloth that women sometimes wear over their heads and which can also cover their face. She s got long fair hair but she s got a veil over it... She swathes her face in a veil of… …   English dictionary

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