Meaning: hide something for nefarious reasons. Definitions and uses.
Rewrite 1: sweeptv2 it under the sofa
Rewrite 2: drop it into a heating grate
Rewrite 3: take it AWOL
Rewrite 4: sweep it into a black hole
Comment 1: The hard part of this rewrite is to keep the cliché’s sense of intrigue.
Comment 2: When I tried to find a link to a definition for "black hole" for rewrite 4, I went to the California Space Institute website, the link provided by www.answers.com. The results page I received was "Object not found!" How ironic.More reading about clichés
What I found when I googled “clichés”:
• CISAB Animal Proverbs & Cliches: “…from the Center for the Integrative Study of Animal Behavior…”