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cover someone's tracks (up)

to conceal one's trail; to conceal one's past activities. She was able to cover her tracks up so that they couldn't pin the charges on her. It's easy to cover up your tracks when the investigators botch their job. The robber failed to cover his tracks.
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cover your tracks

to hide or destroy anything that shows where you have been or what you have been doing Roberts covered his tracks by throwing the knife in the river and burying his wife's body miles from his home.
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cover your tracks

to hide or destroy the things that show where you have been or what you have been doing Roberts covered his tracks by throwing the knife in the river and burying his wife's body.
See cover all the bases, blow cover, cover a multitude of sins
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cover (one's) tracks

To conceal traces so as to elude pursuers.
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Marcus Collins Marcus Collins FEATURING his hit version of the White Stripes' 2003 song Seven Nation Army, last year's X Factor runner-up Collins teams up with his executive producer and mentor, Gary Barlow, to introduce himself with two other cover tracks and eight original songs.