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Meaning of “turn your nose up at something” in the English Dictionary

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turn your nose up at something

to ​refuse to ​accept something because you ​feel that it is not good enough for you: She ​turned up her ​nose at the ​job because she didn’t ​think it had enough ​status.
(Definition of turn your nose up at something from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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