hush up (someone or something)


: to prevent people from knowing the truth about (something, such as a crime)
hush up a crime/scandal
The city government tried to hush things up when the mayor was arrested.

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hush up (someone or something)


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“Hush up (someone or something).” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Mar. 2023.

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