Thin-skinned celebrities, take cover: Ricky Gervais returns to host Sunday's Golden Globe Awards.
All of us had to take cover under tents and pray for it to stop (see above).
Snake-Eyes beckons the Joes and they take cover in a corner.
It turns out that the song was actually a warning: take cover, Broadway, because this is going to get ugly.
After the initial hit, Murphy ducked behind the squad car to take cover from the additional rounds and to orient himself.
Before the Sikhs could take cover, one man was killed, three wounded, and seven out of the eight horses shot down.
I slipped down to the water to urge him to come ashore and take cover.
There they were to lie down and take cover while the Artillery again bombarded, only continuing the rush when the fire lifted.
This was a storage hold, but he didn't dare to move, even to take cover.
As it rained steadily most of the night, we had to take cover under our mackintoshes on which were pools of water in the morning.
mid-12c., from Old French covrir (12c., Modern French couvrir) "to cover, protect, conceal, dissemble," from Late Latin coperire, from Latin cooperire "to cover over, overwhelm, bury," from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + operire "to close, cover" (see weir). Related: Covered; covering. Military sense is from 1680s; newspaper sense first recorded 1893; use in football dates from 1907. Betting sense is 1857. OF horses, as a euphemism for "copulate" it dates from 1530s. Covered wagon attested from 1745.
early 13c., in compounds, from cover (v.). Meaning "recording of a song already recorded by another" is 1966. Cover girl is U.S. slang from 1915, shortening of magazine-cover girl.