sweep something under the rug

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sweep something under the rug ‎(third-person singular simple present sweeps something under the rug, present participle sweeping something under the rug, simple past and past participle swept something under the rug)

  1. (idiomatic) To conceal a problem expediently, rather than remedy it thoroughly.

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