English version

in disguise

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishin disguisein disguisea) HIDE/MAKE IT HARD TO FIND OR SEEwearing a disguise The woman in the park turned out to be a police officer in disguise. b) HIDE/NOT SHOWmade to seem like something else that is better ‘Tax reform’ is just a tax increase in disguise. disguise
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in disguise"Tax reform" is just a tax increase in disguise.I've always told my kids to treat every obstacle as an opportunity in disguise.Perhaps the officer thought the cameraman was a student protester in disguise.
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