Lifting the veil

Posted by Victoria S Dennis on October 16, 2005

In Reply to: Lifting the veil posted by Howard Alexander on October 16, 2005

: Does anyone know the meaning of 'lift the veil' or 'lifting the veil'?
When you lift the veil from something or someone, you reveal what is behind it. So figuratively, it means to uncover some private or secret thing.