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Meaning of “powder your nose” in the English Dictionary

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powder your nose

a ​polite or ​humorous way of saying that you are going to go to the ​toilet: Would you get me another ​drink while I go and powder my ​nose?
(Definition of powder your nose from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “powder your nose”
in Chinese (Simplified) 如厕的婉转说法补妆,净手…
in Chinese (Traditional) 如廁的婉轉說法補妝,洗手…
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