Translation: from english

drew a veil over

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  • drew a veil over — covered with a veil; concealed; avoided discussing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • draw a veil over — (something) 1. to hide something. Dense fog drew a veil over the landscape. 2. to avoid talking about something. I think we should draw a veil over this conversation and pretend it never happened. Related vocabulary: keep something under wraps …   New idioms dictionary

  • draw a veil over something — draw a veil over (something) 1. to hide something. Dense fog drew a veil over the landscape. 2. to avoid talking about something. I think we should draw a veil over this conversation and pretend it never happened. Related vocabulary: keep… …   New idioms dictionary

  • Nancy Drew — This article is about the fictional character. For the film, see Nancy Drew (2007 film). 1966 cover of the revised version of The Secret of the Old Clock, the first Nancy Drew mystery Nancy Drew is a fictional young amateur detective in various… …   Wikipedia

  • France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …   Universalium

  • Epistle to the Galatians —     Epistle to the Galatians     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Epistle to the Galatians     GALATIA     In the course of centuries, gallic tribes, related to those that invaded Italy and sacked Rome, wandered east through Illyricum and Pannonia. At… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • List of Czech and Slovak Jews — There was a large and thriving community of Jews, both religious and secular, in Czechoslovakia before World War II. Many perished after the Holocaust. Today, nearly all of the survivors inter married and assimilated into the Czech and Slovak… …   Wikipedia

  • draw — draw1 W1S1 [dro: US dro:] v past tense drew [dru:] past participle drawn [dro:n US dro:n] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(picture)¦ 2 draw (somebody s) attention 3 draw a conclusion 4 draw a comparison/parallel/distinction etc 5¦(get a reaction)¦ 6¦(attract)¦ 7¦(get… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • draw — 1 verb past tense drew, past participle drawn PICTURE/DESCRIPTION 1 WITH PENCIL (I, T) to make a picture of something with a pencil or pen: Can I draw your portrait? | I ve never been able to draw well. | draw sb sth/draw sth for sb: Hans drew… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Alexander's Conflict with the Kambojas — Greek historians refer to three warlike peoples viz. the Astakenoi, the Aspasioi [Other classical names are Assaceni, Aseni, Aspii and Hippasii etc.] and the Assakenoi [ Other classical names are Assacani, Asoi, Asii/Osii etc.] [ Asoi is also a… …   Wikipedia

  • Argentina — /ahr jeuhn tee neuh/; Sp. /ahrdd hen tee nah/, n. a republic in S South America. 35,797,536; 1,084,120 sq. mi. (2,807,870 sq. km). Cap.: Buenos Aires. Also called the Argentine. Official name, Argentine Republic. * * * Argentina Introduction… …   Universalium


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