Do you have political beliefs that you decide to sweep under the carpet in order to do your show in a fair and balanced manner?
As for disloyal Democrats, you need to yank the carpet out from under them.
We used Flor Fedora carpet tiles to demarcate the display areas, in place of heavy platforms.
Instantly there flashes to mind the image of a carpet salesman in the Istanbul bazaar trying to wheedle me into his stall.
The carpet is stained from the door to the window with red wine.
The little fruit-top will not spin on a carpet or any rough, uneven surface.
Mr Dorrit stood rooted to the carpet, a statue of mystification.
The carpet bagger when not fighting the pestiferous vermin in the Chickahominy swamps was pilfering.
There's them that says, 'Swape aisy and not be gettin' the wools off the carpet.'
Robert stood still, with his pale, shocked face bent upon the carpet.
late 13c., "coarse cloth;" mid-14c., "tablecloth, bedspread;" from Old French carpite "heavy decorated cloth, carpet," from Medieval Latin or Old Italian carpita "thick woolen cloth," probably from Latin carpere "to card, pluck," probably so called because it was made from unraveled, shreded, "plucked" fabric; from PIE *kerp- "to gather, pluck, harvest" (see harvest (n.)). Meaning shifted 15c. to floor coverings.
From 16c.-19c. as an adjective often with a tinge of contempt, when used of men (e.g. carpet-knight, 1570s) by association with luxury, ladies' boudoirs, and drawing rooms. On the carpet "summoned for reprimand" is 1900, U.S. colloquial (but cf. carpet (v.) "call (someone) to be reprimanded," 1823, British servants' slang). To sweep or push something under the carpet in the figurative sense is first recorded 1953.
"to cover with a carpet," 1620s, from carpet (n.). Meaning "call to reprimand" is from 1840. Related: Carpeted; carpeting.