Translation of nose in Spanish:
- 1 (Anatomy) (of person) to blow one's noseher nose was bleedingsonarse (la nariz)she always has her nose in a bookle salía sangre de la narizle sangraba la narizas plain as the nose on your facesiempre está enfrascada en un libronot to look/see beyond the end of one's nosemás claro que el aguamás claro échale or echarle aguaon the nose [colloquial]my guess was right on the noseno ver más allá de sus ( or mis etc) nariceswe arrived at 2 o'clock on the nosedi en el clavo [colloquial](right) under somebody's nose [colloquial]it was right under my nose all the timellegamos a las 2 en punto or a las 2 clavadashe stole it from under our very noseslo tenía delante de las narices [colloquial]to cut off one's nose to spite one's facese lo robó en nuestras propias narices [colloquial]to follow one's nosetirar piedras al or contra el propio tejado(go straight on)seguir derecho or todo recto(act intuitively)to get a bloody nosethey thought it was a cinch, but they got a bloody nosedejarse guiar por la intuiciónto get one's nose in front (especially British English) [colloquial]creían que era pan comido, pero les dieron tremenda paliza [colloquial]to get up somebody's nose (British English) [colloquial]that's the sort of thing that gets right up my noseponerse en la delanterato keep one's nose clean [colloquial]ese es el tipo de cosa que me enferma or me revienta [colloquial]to keep one's nose out of somethingno meterse en líos [colloquial]just keep your nose out of my affairsno meter las narices en algo [colloquial]no meterse en algoto keep one's nose to the grindstoneno te metas or [colloquial] no metas las narices en mis asuntosto lead somebody by the nosetrabajar durodarle al callo (Spain) [colloquial]to look down one's nose at somebodytener a alguien agarrado por las naricesmanejar a alguien a su ( or mi etc) antojohe looked down his nose at the ideamirar a alguien por encima del hombroshe looks down her nose at his workla idea le pareció tonta ( or ridícula etc)to pay through the nose [colloquial]desprecia su trabajowe/I paid through the nose for itpagar un ojo de la cara or un riñón [colloquial]to poke o stick one's nose in [colloquial]nos/me costó un ojo de la cara or un riñón [colloquial]she's always poking o sticking her nose in where she's not wantedmeter las narices en algo [colloquial]to put somebody's nose out of joint [colloquial]siempre está metiendo las narices donde no la llaman [colloquial]to rub somebody's nose in something [colloquial]hacer que alguien se moleste or se ofendato thumb one's nose at somebody/something [colloquial]restregarle or refregarle algo a alguien por las narices [colloquial]to turn one's nose up at something/somebody [colloquial]burlarse de alguien/algoI don't turn my nose up at anythingdespreciar algo/a alguiento win by a noseyo no le hago ascos a nadaganar por un pelo or por los pelos(horse)with one's nose in the airganar por una narizmirando a todos por encima del hombroExample sentences
- As air is inhaled, the mucous membranes of the nose and mouth warm and humidify the air before it enters the lungs.
- Liquid leaks out of the blood vessels, making the mucous membranes lining the nose and throat to swell, and stimulating nearby gland to produce mucus.
- The nose and nostril openings also should be as symmetrical as possible.
- 2 2.1 (sense of smell) 2.2 (intuition) some people just have a nose for these thingsalgunos tienen olfato para estas cosasExample sentences
- He had a nose for poetic talent; indeed there was a current myth that Tambi only had to put his hands on a manuscript to know if the poems were any good or not.
- Yes, he's the heart and soul of the Pats' defense and a true playmaker who has incredible instincts and a nose for the ball.
- Ronay has a nose for talent and was an early champion of Marco Pierre White and Raymond Blanc.
- A strange musk disguised the Knights' scent from the keen nose of the werewolf.
- The presence of the jungle was sensed through the nose.
- It was a strong smell; she did not need to use any ability other than her nose to sense it.
- 3 (of wine)Example sentences
- This is another reason on why one should appreciate the nose of a wine.
- An exotic Lebanese assemblage of Sauvignon and muscat, this crisp, complex wine has a nose of light apricot and white flowers.
- It's a deep, dark wine with a great nose, prune and plum flavours with a hint of oak.
- 4 (of plane, car)(of boat)the cars were nose to taillos coches iban pegados (el uno al otro)Example sentences
- Special art was applied to the nose and the aircraft received the name California Boomerang.
- Don't be afraid to use the rudder at the last second before touchdown to put the nose exactly in front of you.
- The nose undercarriage was sheared off and one blade of the propeller was bent back underneath the nose of the aircraft.
- 1.1 (rummage, pry) stop nosing into my affairsto nose around o about in somethingdeja de meter las narices en mis asuntos [colloquial]deja de entrometerte en mis cosas1.2 (move slowly) (+ adverb complement) the truck nosed around the cornerhusmear or fisgonear en algoto nose past/out/inel camión se asomó lentamente por la esquinapasar/salir/entrar lentamenteExample sentences
- With first gear engaged, and the second gearstick that controls the transfer box set to Low, the car noses down the sheer slope with amazing assurance.
- Technically speaking, it gives a warden free rein to issue a ticket as soon as the car noses into the bay.
- Every Sunday the long-bowed, canvas-canopied church boat nosed from dock to dock gathering the faithful.
- This will stop Mrs Jones, your next door neighbour, who works as a cleaner in your local GPs, nosing into your health records and telling Mrs Smith, your other neighbour, about them.
- I think I'll nose around a bit and see if there's any work for me.
- How Clean Is Your House gave us yet another opportunity to nose around other people's abodes.
- the dog nosed the door opento nose one's wayel perro abrió la puerta con el hocicoavanzar con precauciónExample sentences
- There is even a shot of a suitably feral-looking dog nosing through ripped bin bags tossed onto the streets.
- There's his amusing shot of the neighbourhood barber at work as the neighbourhood goat noses about.
- Half a mile to the north, a scattered herd of fallow deer nosed at the snow-covered roots of wide-spaced, scraggly trees sprouting from the rubble of an ancient landslide.
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