to hide one's real feelings meaning, to hide one's real feelings definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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  ( hides    plural & 3rd person present)   ( hiding    present participle)   ( hid    past tense)   ( hidden    past participle  )
1       verb   If you hide something or someone, you put them in a place where they cannot easily be seen or found.   (=conceal)  
He hid the bicycle in the hawthorn hedge...      V n  
They could see that I was terrified, and hid me until the coast was clear.      V n  
2       verb   If you hide or if you hideyourself, you go somewhere where you cannot easily be seen or found.  
At their approach the little boy scurried away and hid...      V  
They hid themselves behind a tree.      V pron-refl  
3       verb   If you hide your face, you press your face against something or cover your face with something, so that people cannot see it.  
She hid her face under the collar of his jacket and she started to cry...      V n  
4       verb   If you hide what you feel or know, you keep it a secret, so that no one knows about it.  
Lee tried to hide his excitement...      V n  
5       verb   If something hides an object, it covers it and prevents it from being seen.  
The man's heavy moustache hid his upper lip completely...      V n  
6       n-count   A hide is a place which is built to look like its surroundings. Hides are used by people who want to watch or photograph animals and birds without being seen by them.  
  (mainly BRIT)  
in AM, use blind     
7       n-var   A hide is the skin of a large animal such as a cow, horse, or elephant, which can be used for making leather.   (=skin)  
...the process of tanning animal hides.     

Hide-and-seek is a children's game in which one player covers his or her eyes until the other players have hidden themselves, and then he or she tries to find them.      n-uncount  
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hid, hidden, hideous, hideout

Collaborative Dictionary     English Cobuild
spoil someone's plans; spoil someone's pleasure or joy.
I hate to rain on your parade, but we will not be able to host your birthday party next week.
stop talking; refrain from saying something
be kept waiting
to lose one's temper
very familiar
(about a positive event/situation) happen out of the blue, without any effort from the impacted persons
make a lot of efforts to understand something
expression used to describe the practice of a company using internally the marketed products
[Bus.] expression originating from and widely used in software industry; the practice is also known as "dogfooding"
get rid of a strong feeling towards something or someone
[Informal] If you have done something wrong, tell him and get it out of your system. After the break up, it took him some while to get her out of his system.
have everything together; have all things settled/organized
E.g.: Just when I had got all my ducks in a row and I was ready to go, I received a call and had to cancel my trip.
snubbing people by using one's mobile phone
[Neologism] portmanteau word : phone + snubbing
go for something, take one's chances
1. to conceal, to hide 2. to avoid talking about (sth embarrassing)
the act of pushing one's face in between two ample breasts, and rocking one's head side to side very rapidly while making a vigorous, lip-vibrating "brrr" sound
make an obscene and offensive gesture at someone by closing one's fist and extending one's middle finger upwards, interpreted as"Sod off!"; [US] flip (sb) off / flip (sb) the bird
Ex.: he has an unfortunate tendency and somewhat dangerous habit of giving the finger to motorists who cut in front of him.
to attempt or take on a task that is way to big and beyond one's capability
I wonder if that craftsman will be able to fulfil the three commitments he took on at the same time; in my opinion he bites off more than he can chew!
Abandoning something that one has intimate knowledge of for something unknown and probably highly risky to one's well-being.
it's a unintended call which happens when the keys are not blocked in one's pocket
posting a picture of one's pet on social media, with a sign describing the animal's wrongdoing
more specific: cat shaming or dog shaming
symbolically killing one’s internet unique identity.
Affectionate term used to address or refer to one's girlfriend, boyfriend, spouse, etc. The acronym means Before Anything Else.
[Fam.] Exemple: I love you, bae.
a photo of one's suntanned legs usually taken with a smartphone and shared on social media
[Neologism] combination of "legs" and "selfie". Legsies are commonly used to brag about one's vacation
a poetic or humorous way of expressing one's fervent wish for somehting
oh for a bit of sunshine!
the fear of being unable to use one's mobile phone
This can happen when losing the device, when out of battery, credit or network coverage
dominant position, use of an office with power and influence to expose or impose one's views
canned by Theodore Roosevelt
act in accordance with what is set verbally; apply what one's preaching for; double words by action;
often used in combination with "talk the talk".
to get rid of one's frustration (for example by doing something violent or impulsive)
take a decision based on one's subjective conclusions, when objective evidence is not available
This expression means it is better to let one's emotions out, rather than bottled up inside. It is also often said when someone has gas.
this is just something my grandmother would say in cajun french
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