In my opinion, the closest equivalent to this Persian phrase is:
"Gloss over something"
macmillandictionary: to ignore or avoid unpleasant facts
He could no longer gloss over his failures.
thefreedictionary: to cover up, minimize, or play down something bad.
Don't gloss over your own role in this fiasco! I don't want to gloss this matter over, but it really isn't very important, is it? The report praised the managers but glossed over the high cost of the project.
dictionary.cambridge: to treat something in a way that fails to recognize its importance or its faults:
Popular writing sometimes glosses over important facts.
oxforddictionaries: Try to conceal or disguise (something unfavourable) by treating it briefly or representing it misleadingly
the social costs of this growth are glossed over