VERB + DISGUISE adopt, put on, wear She adopted an elaborate disguise to help her pass through the town unrecognized. | see through We all saw through his disguise immediately.
PREP. in ~ The star travelled in disguise.
ADV. cleverly, cunningly She was cleverly disguised as a policewoman.
VERB + DISGUISE cannot/could not | try to
PREP. from You cannot disguise what you are doing from your family.
PHRASES an attempt to disguise sth He made no attempt to disguise his liking for her. | heavily disguised speaking in a heavily disguised voice | barely/thinly disguised In her speech she made several thinly disguised attacks on the president.