brush under the carpet
- Brush under the carpetIf you brush something under the carpet, you are making an attempt to ignore it, or hide it from others.
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brush under the carpet — If you brush something under the carpet, you are making an attempt to ignore it, or hide it from others. (Dorking School Dictionary) … English Idioms & idiomatic expressions
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