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synonyms for break cover

  • break covert
  • come out
  • come out in the open
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How to use break cover in a sentence

All elements of expression modify each other, so that no mere rule can cover all cases.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
The Vine is a universal favorite, and rarely out of view; while it often seems to cover half the ground in sight.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Were you ever arrested, having in your custody another man's cash, and would rather go to gaol, than break it?
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
If old Piegan Smith hadn't been sampling the contents of that keg so industriously he would never have made a break.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
He thus decoyed them away, and the fortunate couple were enabled to reach the British lines under cover of the darkness.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Given one more Division we might try: as things are, my troops won't cover the mileage.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Here there was a scuffling sound in the basket, and the Roc rapped on the cover with her hard beak, and cried, "Hush!"
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
General Houston had attacked them with three hundred of our people, but had not been able to break their ranks.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
There was no one in sight, and he carefully raised the cover a little way and tried to look in.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
The enemy then quickly took cover behind the high cliffs and I was let out of my prison.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
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