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    Vocabulary: idioms: noses

    Our NOSE is the first organ of respiration and that of the olfactive system too. It's often observed, criticized or admired... 



    Therefore, it's often the object of people's interest and there are many expressions about it in our language. Yes, NOSES are a real subject of interest...

               As plain as the nose on my face                     To blow one's nose                    To be nosy
                  My nose is bunged up/ stuffed                To have one's nose to the grindstone              To look down one's nose
       To make a long nose at/ a thumb at        To powder/ make up one's nose     To pay through the nose for stg
                              A nosebleed       To poke/ stick one's nose into things        To rub sb's nose in stg
                It's no skin off my nose                 To pick one's nose              Right on the nose 
                         The parson's nose                   A toffeenose   ENT clinic= Ears - Nose - Throat


     To do stg under sb's very nose   To have a good nose 
     To have a nose for something   To keep one's nose clean  
     To have one's nose put out of joint                             To lead sb by the nose
     At 3 o'clock on the nose  A nose rag/ wiper. nosewipe  
     To count/ tell noses  To have the nose round the house                      



     A snub nose   A turned-up nose/ pixie 
     A beaked nose   A bulbous/ flat/ pug nose          
     A Roman nose   A Greek nose
     An aquilin nose                               A fleshy nose 

    There you are! You know quite a lot about noses, now... The test should look easy to you! Good luck!   


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