paper over the cracks

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Definition of paper over the cracks

chiefly British
: to hide problems We have to acknowledge these problems. We can't just paper over the cracks.

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“Paper over the cracks.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paper%20over%20the%20cracks. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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