Phrasal Verbs with 'Cover'

Cover for

Provide an excuse or alibi

Example: She asked me to COVER FOR her if anyone asked where she'd gone.

Cover for

Do someone's work while they are temporarily absent

Example: I COVERED FOR her while she was off sick.

Cover up

Conceal, try to stop people finding out

Example: They tried to COVER UP the incident but it got into the newspapers.