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

Translation of nose in German:


  • 1
    Nase, die
    have one's nose [stuck] in a book
    die Nase in ein Buch stecken
    it's as plain as the nose on your face
    das sieht doch ein Blinder [mit dem Krückstock]
    [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
    get up somebody's nose [colloquial]
    (annoy somebody)
    jemandem auf den Wecker gehen od. fallen
    hold one's nose
    sich Dat. die Nase zuhalten
    keep one's nose clean [figurative]
    eine saubere Weste behalten
    keep your nose clean!
    bleib sauber!
    on the nose (American English) [colloquial] hit it or be right on the nose (American English)
    [colloquial] [colloquial]
    parson's or pope's nose
    Bürzel, der
    pay through the nose
    tief in die Tasche greifen müssen
    poke or thrust etc. one's nose into something
    seine Nase in etwas Akk. stecken
    [figurative] [colloquial]
    put somebody's nose out of joint [figurative]
    jemanden vor den Kopf stoßen
    rub somebody's nose in it
    es jemandem ständig unter die Nase reiben
    see no further than one's nose
    nicht weiter sehen, als seine Nase reicht
    speak through one's nose
    durch die Nase sprechen
    turn up one's nose at something [figurative]
    die Nase über etwas Akk. rümpfen
    under somebody's nose [figurative]
    vor jemandes Augen
    keep one's nose out of something [figurative]
    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, die
    have a good nose for something
    eine gute Nase für etwas haben
  • 3 (of ship, aircraft)
    Nase, die
    (of torpedo)

transitive verb

  • 1 (detect, smell out) See examples:nose [out]
  • 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

Definition of nose in:

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