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nose
British English: /nəʊz/
American English: /noʊz/

Translation of nose in German:

noun

  • 1
    Nase Fem.
    have one's nose [stuck] in a book [informal]
    die Nase in ein Buch stecken [informal]
    it's as plain as the nose on your face [informal]
    das sieht doch ein Blinder [mit dem Krückstock] [informal]
    [win] by a nose
    mit einer Nasenlänge [gewinnen]
    follow one's nose [figurative] (be guided by instinct)
    (go forward) der Nase nachgehen
    then just follow your nose
    dann einfach immer der Nase nach [informal]
    get up somebody's nose [informal] (annoy somebody)
    jemandem auf den Wecker gehen od. fallen [slang]
    hold one's nose
    sich Dat. die Nase zuhalten
    keep one's nose clean [figurative] [informal]
    eine saubere Weste behalten [informal]
    keep your nose clean!
    bleib sauber! [informal]
    on the nose (American English) [informal] (on time) hit it or be right on the nose (American English) [informal] parson's or pope's nose (Cookery)
    Bürzel Mask.
    pay through the nose
    tief in die Tasche greifen müssen [informal]
    poke or thrust etc. one's nose into something [figurative]
    seine Nase in etwas Akk. stecken [figurative] [informal]
    put somebody's nose out of joint [figurative] [informal]
    jemanden vor den Kopf stoßen [informal]
    rub somebody's nose in it [figurative]
    es jemandem ständig unter die Nase reiben [informal]
    see no further than one's nose [figurative]
    nicht weiter sehen, als seine Nase reicht [informal]
    speak through one's nose
    durch die Nase sprechen
    turn up one's nose at something [figurative] [informal]
    die Nase über etwas Akk. rümpfen
    under somebody's nose [figurative] [informal]
    vor jemandes Augen Dat.
    keep one's nose out of something [figurative] [informal]
    sich aus etwas [he]raushalten
    keep your nose out of this!
    halt [du] dich da raus!
    go or walk about with one's nose in the air blow1 2 7 , → grindstone , → lead1 1 1 , → spite 2 , → thumb 2 3
  • 2 (sense of smell)
    Nase Fem.
    have a good nose for something
    eine gute Nase für etwas haben
  • 3
    (of ship, aircraft) Nase Fem.
    (of torpedo) Schnauze Fem. [informal]

transitive verb

  • 2nose one's way
    sich Dat. vorsichtig seinen Weg bahnen

intransitive verb

  • sich vorsichtig bewegen
    nose out of something
    sich vorsichtig aus etwas hinausbewegen

Phrasal verbs

nose about

nose around
intransitive verb [informal]
herumschnüffeln [informal]

Definition of nose in:

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