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Meaning of 欲盖弥彰

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gài zhāng (Trad.: 欲蓋彌彰)
trying to hide it makes it more conspicuous (idiom); A cover up only makes matters worse.
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Example Sentences
1
Tim is just being coy.
2
Another China Rail Accident... Another Cover-Up?
3
That`s an inferiority complex where short men overcompensate by being aggressive.
4
Both phrases refer to someone who considers that they are rather clever, but their attempt to cover up something only makes the situation rather obvious.
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西
There are three things people can not hide, coughing, poverty and love and want to hide, the more motivated.