名词:concealer 动词过去式:concealed 过去分词:concealed 现在分词:concealing 第三人称单数:conceals 形容词:concealable
v [Tn, Tn.pr] ~ sth/sb (from sb/sth) keep sth/sb from being seen or known about; hide sth/sb 隐藏、掩盖或隐瞒某事物[某人]
*a tape recorder concealed in a drawer 藏在抽屉里的录音机
* He tried to conceal his heavy drinking from his family. 他极力对家人隐瞒自己酗酒的事.
* There's a concealed entrance just round the corner. 拐角处有个隐蔽入口.
* He spoke with ill-concealed contempt for his audience. 他讲话时流露出对听众的蔑视.
[Date: 1200-1300; Language: Old French;Origin: conceler, from Latin concelare, from com- ( COM-) + celare 'to hide']
to hide something carefully
The shadows concealed her as she crept up to the house.
The path was concealed by long grass.
a concealed weapon
to hide your real feelings or the truth
She tried to conceal the fact that she was pregnant.
conceal sth from sb
She was taking drugs and trying to conceal it from me.
deliberate concealment of his activities
1. The guests had, of course, realized this from the moment Bessie opened the door for them and, long before the final catastrophe, had had a difficult time trying to conceal their amusement. 客人们自然从贝西为他们开门那一刻起就看出来了，在好长一段时间里，即最后这个乱子发生前，他们努力克制才没笑出声来。
2. You can´t conceal the truth forever. 你不能永远隐瞒真相。
3. I had no intention of buying one, but I could not conceal the fact that I was impressed by the size of the diamonds. 我根本不想买，但我不能掩饰这样一个事实：其钻石之大给我留下了深刻的印象。
4. Frank could hardly conceal his excitement, for he knew that he had made a real discovery. 弗兰克几乎无法掩饰自己兴奋的心情，因为他明白自己发现了一件珍品。