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nose nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (of people)  (de pessoa)nariz sm
 A fly landed on my nose.
 Uma mosca pousou no meu nariz.
nose nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (instinctive ability)  (habilidade instintiva,figurado)faro sm
 He has a great nose for good books.
 Ele tem um bom faro para bom livros.
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blow your nose v (expel nasal mucus into tissue or handkerchief)assoar o nariz
 Please blow your nose instead of sniffing.
brown nose nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. slang, vulgar (sycophant)lambe-botas sm
 What a brown nose -- always sucking up to the boss, hoping for a promotion.
brown nose vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." slang, vulgar (be obsequious, sycophantic towards)bajular, puxar o saco vt
 You got that promotion because you brown nosed the boss.
needle-nose pliers nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (long thin pliers for cutting wire)alicate sm
 As the hole was so small I was forced to use a pair of needle-nose pliers to loosen the nut.
nose around viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." informal (pry, snoop)  (informal - bisbilhotar)meter o nariz loc v int
 The detective decided to nose around the slums to see what mischief was afoot.
nose cone nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (conical shield at front of an aircraft)  (ogiva)cone do nariz, cone da proa loc sm
nose dive
nose-dive
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
literal (plane: headfirst descent)  (aeronave)mergulho de bico loc sm
 Nose dive is not a term used by the aviation community.
nose dive
nose-dive
viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
literal (plane: descend headfirst)  (literal: aeronave)mergulhar de bico loc v int
nose dive
nose-dive
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
figurative (sudden or dramatic fall)  (queda brusca )mergulho de bico loc sm
 The stock market took nose dive on news of the hike in interest rates.
nose dive
nose-dive
viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
figurative (fall, plunge dramatically)  (sofrer queda brusca)mergulhar de bico loc v int
 The stock nose dived.
nose drops nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (medicinal drops applied via the nostrils)  (remédio para o nariz)gotas nasais loc sf pl
nose ring nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (pierced jewellery worn in the nose)brinco de nariz, pierce de nariz loc sm
 You will have to remove your nose ring if you want this job.
nose [sb] out farejar alguém
nose to nose
nose-to-nose
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(into direct competition)  (em competição)frente a frente, cara a cara loc adv
Note: hyphen used when term is an adj before a noun
nose to nose
nose-to-nose
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(in direct competition)  (em competição direta)frente a frente, cara a cara loc adj
nose to nose
nose-to-nose
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(intimately close up)  (intimamente próximo)corpo a corpo loc adv
nose to nose
nose-to-nose
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(intimately close up)  (intimamente próximo)corpo a corpo loc adj
nose to nose with preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in direct competition with)  (em competição com)cara a cara com
 The boxer went nose to nose with his opponent.
nose to nose with preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (very close to)  (intimamente próximo de)cara a cara com
 Sam was nose to nose with his girlfriend, Mary.
nose wheel nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (part of a plane's undercarriage)  (aeronave: )trem de pouso dianteiro loc sm
on the nose bem a tempo de
  na hora
pay through the nose for [sth] pagar demais por algo
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