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

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turn your nose up

C2 to not ​accept something because you do not ​think it is good enough for you: They ​turnedtheirnoses up at the only ​hotel that was ​available.
(Definition of turn your nose up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “turn your nose up”
in Chinese (Simplified) 嗤之以鼻, 瞧不起…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嗤之以鼻, 瞧不起…
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