nose for

nose for

A special ability to find or do something others would consider difficult. A good police officer has a nose for finding criminals.
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Commonly compared to nose fillers, the thread lifting procedure of 3D Nose Lift is far superior in maintaining the structure, shape and size of the nose for up to a period of 2 years depending on the individual.
From now until June 3, customers can participate and show their support by purchasing a Red Nose for $1, with all profits from all sales benefitting Red Nose Day.
The person should pinch the soft part of the nose for about five minutes.
Earlier this year it was reported that experts at University College London, used bone marrow cells to grow a new nose for a cancer patient.
4 : an ability to discover <She's got a nose for news.
Julie Rees, 34, from Canton, says she has looked everywhere to buy a red nose for her 10-year-old daughter, Hannah.
Each sinus has an opening into the nose for the free exchange of air and mucus, and each is joined with the nasal passages by a continuous mucous membrane lining.
So can you tell me how I can get on one of those programme where they will fix my nose for me?
Sometimes, I'd tape-record him and play him the lovely nose music the next morning, thinking he would be break into profuse apologies and offer to cut off his nose for me.
Any biologist with a nose for good mysteries can't help but wonder what kind of nasal receptors allow us to distinguish so many smells, and why animals can smell scents that are 1,000 times weaker than should be required to trigger a chemical response at a receptor.