blow (one's) nose

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blow (one's) nose

To breathe forcefully through the nose to expel mucus into a tissue. My allergies are so bad right now that I have to blow my nose constantly just to be able to breathe.
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blow one's nose

to expel mucus and other material from the nose using air pressure from the lungs. Excuse me, I have to blow my nose. Bill blew his nose into his handkerchief.
See also: blow, nose
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So I'm sleep deprived and, on top of that, I'm blowing my nose as much as somebody with a common cold and I'm coughing just as much as somebody with a chest infection.
I have no reason to cry, I was only blowing my nose.
Today I will mostly be blowing my nose, wearing pyjamas, sneezing and doing the face that makes people warm up soup for me.
THEY SAY "Today I will mostly be blowing my nose, wearing pyjamas, sneezing and doing the face that makes people warm up soup for me" - Sarah Millican seeks sympathy for her snuffles.
It was like a constant cold and I was always blowing my nose.
I would have had to spend at least half the time blowing my nose.