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Meaning of “follow your nose” in the English Dictionary

"follow your nose" in British English

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follow your nose

informal UK to ​trustyour own ​feelingsrather than ​obeyingrules or ​allowing yourself to be ​influenced by other people's ​opinions: Take a ​chance and follow ​yournose - you may be ​right! go in a ​straightline: Turn ​left, then just follow ​yournose and you'll ​see the ​shop on ​yourleft.
(Definition of follow your nose from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"follow your nose" in American English

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follow your nose

to move ​forward: There’s a ​gasstation up ​ahead about a ​mile, so just follow ​yournose.
(Definition of follow your nose from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “follow your nose”
in Chinese (Simplified) 凭直觉做事, 一直向前走…
in Chinese (Traditional) 憑直覺做事, 一直向前走…
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