- (due to cold) sorberse la nariz or los mocos [familiar/colloquial]; (when crying) gimotearMore example sentences
- She nodded slightly and sniffled back some tears as she fell in behind him in a slow walk.
- Well, there's nothing quite as common as a summer cold, sniffling and burbling and croaking about the place like a London taxi driver on a foggy night.
- He sniffled slightly; he had been crying silent tears for what felt to be near two hours.
La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.
- 1.1 (sniff) I'm not feeling very well, she said with a sniffle —no me siento muy bien —dijo, sorbiéndose la narizMore example sentences1.2 (cold) [colloquial/familiar] resfriado (m), resfrío (m) (esp AmS) to have a sniffle o the sniffles estar* resfriado, tener* moquera (AmL) [familiar/colloquial]
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- It was a mixture of strange choking sounds and long sniffles.
- She looked up as soon as the sounds of sniffles entered the room.
- On the other line, she heard the sound of sniffles and muffled sobs.
- Why suffer with the sniffles when real relief from that cold is just a word away.
- When word came that Iron Mike had been floored by a virulent attack of the sniffles, his disconsolate well-wishers had to shuffle off without meeting their thick-necked hero.
- If you find yourself with a case of the sniffles that lasts longer than the average cold, you may be among the growing number of people who suffer from hay fever.