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.
See also: blow, nose

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
References in classic literature ?
Tulkinghorn, quietly blowing his nose. "But I don't ask what you think of myself; I ask what you think of the prison."
"Pere Poiret is blowing his nose; it must be eleven o'clock."
CHRIS FROOME will miss the Tour de France and the rest of 2019 after smashing into the wall while blowing his nose.
It's also got the biggest bar, opened by Spurs legend Chris Waddle with a ceremonial pint of thricebrewed craft pilsner, which he side-footed into the optics from 12 yards before blowing his nose in his shirt.
"Nung presscon lagi kong sinasabi sa kanya na huwag suminga dahil mamamaga yan (During the post-fight press conference I kept telling him not to keep blowing his nose because the swelling will worsen)," Fernandez said.
A young Dutch bloke with a streaming cold who kept blowing his nose and putting his tissues on the pull-down table in front of him.
A DRIVER facing trial for blowing his nose in his car last night told of his relief after the case was thrown out.
A MAN who refused to pay a fine for blowing his nose while stopped in traffic will face no further action, his lawyer said yesterday.
I honestly thought someone was going to run out with a camera" Lorry driver Michael Mancini after he was fined by police for blowing his nose while at a standstill in traffic "With my hip replacement, I'm half titanium.
A MIDLAND man went deaf - after blowing his nose too hard, and ending up in hospital.
At last, Daddy would stand up, and the sound of him blowing his nose signaled that the visit was over.
CHRIS FROOME will miss the Tour de France and the rest of 2019 after smashing into a wall at 40mph while blowing his nose.
A BRIT is to appear in court in Calais for blowing his nose on the French flag - and throwing it at a policeman.
He was fined pounds 60 and had his driving licence endorsed for blowing his nose while stuck in a traffic jam.
"Robert Maxwell was given a whole turkey and demolished it before wiping his mouth and blowing his nose on his paper hat" - Alastair Campbell reminisces about his late and former boss at the Daily Mirror.