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count noses

Definition of count noses in English:

Count people in order to determine the numbers in a vote: we count noses at Church conventions
More example sentences
  • ‘Nobody is better at counting noses for votes,’ says one City Hall observer.
  • Legislative floor whips were counting noses, but no one could predict the final outcome through most of the day yesterday.
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