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.
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My concern and priority has always been for the good of the workers, of the common people," Christofias said, before choking up and taking a few seconds to wipe off tears with a handkerchief, sniffling some more and blowing his nose.
But surely he wasn't blowing his nose on the host team's colours.
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.
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.
A MOTORIST who refused to pay up after police slapped a pounds 60 fine on him for blowing his nose has been cleared.
I HOPE the Procurator Fiscal's office are not going to waste our council tax payments pursuing the case against Mr Mancini for blowing his nose in his car?
A MOTORIST spoke of his disbelief yesterday after he was fined by police for blowing his nose while at a standstill in traffic.
A BRIT has been arrested in Calais for blowing his nose on the French flag and throwing it at a policeman.