blow one's nose

blow one's nose clear one's nose of mucus by blowing through it.
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  • blow one's nose — clear one s nose of mucus by blowing through it into a handkerchief. → blow …   English new terms dictionary

  • blow one's nose — clear one s nose of mucus by blowing through it into a handkerchief …   Useful english dictionary

  • blow one's nose — verb To expel mucus or other matter from one’s nasal passages, via one’s nostril, by force of lung power …   Wiktionary

  • blow one's mind — vb to be transported beyond a normal state of mental equilibrium, experience sud den euphoria or disorientation. A key term from the lexicon of drug users of the 1960s, this phrase was rapidly gen eralised to cover less momentous instances of… …   Contemporary slang

  • To blow one's own trumpet — Blow Blow, v. t. 1. To force a current of air upon with the mouth, or by other means; as, to blow the fire. [1913 Webster] 2. To drive by a current air; to impel; as, the tempest blew the ship ashore. [1913 Webster] Off at sea northeast winds… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blow — Ⅰ. blow [1] ► VERB (past blew; past part. blown) 1) (of wind) move creating an air current. 2) propel or be propelled by the wind. 3) expel air through pursed lips. 4) force air through the mouth into (an instrument) to make a sound …   English terms dictionary

  • Blow — Blow, v. t. 1. To force a current of air upon with the mouth, or by other means; as, to blow the fire. [1913 Webster] 2. To drive by a current air; to impel; as, the tempest blew the ship ashore. [1913 Webster] Off at sea northeast winds blow… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blow — blow1 [blō] vi. blew, blown, blowing [ME blowen < OE blawan < IE * bhlē : see BLAST] 1. to move with some force: said of the wind or a current of air 2. to send forth air with or as with the mouth 3. to pant; be breathless …   English World dictionary

  • blow — blow1 verb (past blew; past participle blown) 1》 (of wind) move creating an air current.     ↘be carried or driven by the wind. 2》 expel air through pursed lips.     ↘force air through the mouth into (an instrument) to make a sound.     ↘force… …   English new terms dictionary

  • blow — blow1 W3S2 [bləu US blou] v past tense blew [blu:] past participle blown [ US bloun] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(wind moving)¦ 2¦(wind moving something)¦ 3¦(air from your mouth)¦ 4¦(make a noise)¦ 5¦(violence)¦ 6¦(lose an opportunity)¦ 7¦(waste money)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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