Phrasal Verb 'cover'

We have 3 phrasal verb definition related to 'cover'.

Cover for

Meaning:

Provide an excuse or alibi

Example:

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

Cover for

Meaning:

Do someone's work while they are temporarily absent

Example:

I COVERED FOR her while she was off sick.

Cover up

Meaning:

Conceal, try to stop people finding out

Example:

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