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To cover something with a specific substance

carpet

verb

to cover a floor with a carpet

paper

verb

to cover the walls of a room with wallpaper

plaster

verb

to cover a wall or ceiling with wet plaster or a similar substance

cement

verb

to cover a surface with cement

board over

to cover something with wooden boards

tile

verb

to cover a wall, floor, or roof with tiles

plate

verb

to cover a metal object with a thin layer of gold or silver

varnish

verb

to put varnish on something

wax

verb

to cover a surface with wax to protect it against water

ice

verb

to cover a cake with icing

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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sandwich woman

a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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