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nose

noun /nəuz/
the part of the face by which people and animals smell and usually breathe
nariz, hocico
She held the flower to her nose He punched the man on the nose.
the sense of smell
olfato
Police dogs have good noses and can follow criminals’ trails.
the part of anything which is like a nose in shape or position
morro
the nose of an aeroplane.
-nosed suffix
con la nariz
a long-nosed dog.
nosy adjective ( nosey) taking too much interest in other people and what they are doing
curioso, entrometido
She is a very nosy person.
nosily adverb
de forma curiosa
nosiness noun
curiosidad
nosebag noun food-bag for horses, hung over the head.
morral
nosebleed noun (medical) a flow of blood that comes from the nose
hemorragia nasal
Nosebleeds can be caused by irritation from dry or cold air.
nosedive noun a dive or fall with the head or nose first
picado
The aeroplane did a nosedive into the sea.
nose job noun (informal) plastic surgery on the nose.
operación (de cirugía plástica)de nariz
follow one’s nose to go straight forward.
seguir recto
lead by the nose to make (a person) do whatever one wants
dirigir
She led her husband by the nose.
nose out phrasal verb to find (as if) by smelling
olfatear, husmear
The dog nosed out the bone.
pay through the nose to pay a lot, or too much
pagar un dineral
You have to pay through the nose for a good plumber these days.
turn up one’s nose at to treat with contempt
hacer ascos a
He turned up his nose at the school dinner.
under (a person’s) (very) nose right in front of (a person)
ante las propias narices de alguien
The book was right under my very nose He stole the money from under my very nose.
(Definition of nose from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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