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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyhide behind
he/she/ithides behind
present participlehiding behind
past tensehid behind
past participlehidden behind

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  1. hide behind something to use something as a way of preventing people from discovering information about you

    People think the company is trying to hide behind this report.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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