cover (someone or something) against (something)

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cover (someone or something) against (something)

1. To protect someone or something. Be sure to cover the flowers against the thunderstorm that's coming.
2. To grant one insurance for a particular problem or scenario. Does our homeowner's insurance cover us against flood damage?
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cover someone or something against something

 
1. to cover someone or something as protection against something. You should cover your ears against the cold. I covered little Jimmy against the night's drafts. I covered myself against the driving rain.
2. Rur. [for an insurer] to provide insurance on someone or something against some peril. The insurance policy covered us against losses. This policy covers your car against theft.
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The two companies declared in Nairobi that the collaboration will allow users of Lumia smart phones to cover them against accidental damage which is usually not provided for under warranty.
The initiative by Nama will cover them against potential decreases in the value of their house for up to five years.
The CAA survey of 2,400 adults also showed that 33% believed their travel insurance would cover them against company insolvency, while 11% thought their credit card company would rescue them.
Hanson said other subsidiaries were continuing to press their insurers to cover them against asbestos claims but that it was a long process which could take several years.
A British parliamentary committee has called for the government to impose a levy on air travellers to cover them against airline collapses.
But days later teachers were dealt another blow when insurers told them their insurance didn't cover them against flooding.
CHARLOTTE Stewart and Simon White have taken out a pounds 40 My Wedding Insurance policy to cover them against mishaps when they get hitched in September.
Many companies which require employees to travel abroad fail to buy insurance to cover them against death or injury caused by war-related risks, says insurance broking and risk management company Willis.
Many lenders also impose a Higher Lending Charge - a one-off insurance premium to cover them against you defaulting - on loans for more than 90 per cent of a property's value.
The team were furious the WRU refused to pay insurance premiums to cover them against injury during the Southern Hemisphere tour.