cover your tracks
Meaning: If you cover your tracks, you make sure no-one can find evidence of what you've done.
- He's a smart guy and he knew how to cover his tracks so the police couldn't connect him to the crime.
- Bob didn't cover his tracks well enough, and his wife found a romantic text message that a girl had sent to his phone.
After stealing millions of dollars from the company accounts, he covered his tracks by
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Contributor: Matt Errey