German-English translation for "bemänteln"

"bemänteln" English translation

bemänteln
[bəˈmɛntəln]transitives Verb | transitive verb v/t <kein ge-; h> figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig

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  • er liebt es, seine Fehler zu bemänteln
    he likes to cover up his shortcomings
    er liebt es, seine Fehler zu bemänteln
We cannot hide the seriousness of what has been going on in Zimbabwe for many weeks now.
Wir dürfen nicht bemänteln, wie ernst die Lage in Simbabwe schon seit vielen Wochen ist.
Source: Europarl
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