take\ cover


take\ cover
v. phr.
To seek shelter or protection.

The rain began so suddenly that we had to take cover in a doorway.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • Take Cover — is the title of two releases:*Take Cover (EP), an EP by the hard rock band Mr. Big *Take Cover (album), an album by the progressive/heavy metal band Queensrÿche …   Wikipedia

  • take cover — {v. phr.} To seek shelter or protection. * /The rain began so suddenly that we had to take cover in a doorway./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take cover — {v. phr.} To seek shelter or protection. * /The rain began so suddenly that we had to take cover in a doorway./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Take Cover (EP) — Infobox Album Name = Take Cover Type = ep Artist = Mr. Big Released = 1996 Recorded = Genre = Hard rock Length = Label = East West Producer = Reviews = Last album = This album = Next album = Take Cover is an EP by hard rock band Mr. Big. Released …   Wikipedia

  • take cover —    When someone takes cover, they hide from a danger, or bad weather, in a place where they find protection.     As soon as the explosion was heard, people ran to take cover …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • take cover — hide, find a safe place    If the soldiers begin shooting, you guys take cover …   English idioms

  • take cover — protect oneself from attack by ducking down into or under a shelter if the bombing starts, take cover in the basement …   Useful english dictionary

  • take cover — take shelter from an attack. → send someone to Coventry …   English new terms dictionary

  • take cover — Synonyms and related words: bar the gate, be incognito, bolt the door, burrow, claim sanctuary, disappear, drop from sight, fly to, go into hiding, go to ground, go underground, hide, hide away, hide out, hole up, lie, lie close, lie doggo, lie… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • take cover — find a place to hide …   English contemporary dictionary


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