cover

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkʌvər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkʌvɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kuvər)

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cover

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. cover the [pan, jar, top]
  2. cover it with [foil, a lid]
  3. cover and [cook, simmer, chill, refrigerate]
  4. covered his face (with)
  5. a [veil, mask, scars, burns] covered her face
  6. his [face, body] was covered in [scars, scratches]
  7. his [face] was covered by a [mask]
  8. cover it with a [sheet, tarp]
  9. cover with [blankets, sheets, a scarf]
  10. covered with [snow, blood, dirt]
  11. covered in [snow]
  12. cover him with kisses
  13. covered [him, her baby, his wife] with kisses
  14. cover the [story, event, speech]
  15. this [documentary, book, program] covers
  16. cover up the smell (of)
  17. try [and, to] cover up the [smell, odor, stench]
  18. cover up the [crime, robbery, murder]
  19. you're covering up for him
  20. (is) covering for [a criminal, the murderer]
  21. cover for me at [school, home]
  22. cover for her [at work, tonight, the next shift]
  23. covering for [his colleague, another teacher]
  24. cover me
  25. vulgar, slang: cover your ass
  26. cover the cost of [school, dinner, vacation]
  27. my [car, house, operation] was covered (by insurance)
  28. covered himself with [medals, glory, accolades]
  29. this [should just about, ought to] cover it
n
  1. a [seat, couch, duvet, chair] cover
  2. [warm, soft, clean] covers
  3. get under the covers with me
  4. a [manhole, Tupperware, drain] cover
  5. [put on, replace] the cover
  6. don't forget to [put on] the cover
  7. the cover fell off
  8. left the cover off
  9. a [book, album] cover
  10. don't judge a book by its cover
  11. on the [back, front] cover
  12. on the (front) cover of [the book, a magazine]
  13. the [story, news, scandal] was on every front cover
  14. read the book (from) cover to cover
  15. a lot of [cloud, fog] cover
  16. under (the) cover of darkness
  17. [looked, ducked, ran] for cover
  18. we took cover under the [trees, bus shelter, awning]
  19. don't blow my cover!
  20. the spy's cover was [blown, revealed, compromised]
  21. is a cover for the [mob, criminal]
  22. [played, performed] a cover of (a song by)
n as adj
  1. [played] a cover version of
  2. pay the cover price
  3. write a cover letter
  4. is my cover story
  5. designed the cover art (for)
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