What is the difference between "cover one's eyes" and "close one's eyes"?
Closing one's eyes refers to the action of closing your eyelids, whereas to cover one's eyes means to use something (like a hand) to block out vision or sunlight. As shown in the video, the speaker has covered his eye with his hand to prevent himself from accidentally seeing something, which is a different action than simply closing his eyes. Ex: Close your eyes and go to sleep. Ex: He covered his eyes with his hands.
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