cover for

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Verb1.cover for - provide an excuse or alibi for someone so as to cover up guilt; "I won't lie and cover for you"
protect - shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage; "Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain"

w>cover for

vi +prep obj
absent personvertreten, einspringen für
(= protect)decken
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And yet, look at the cover for that issue, which featured India.
A risk that is difficult to reinsure on a stand-alone basis is more reinsurable in a whole-account stop-loss cover for several reasons.