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. I am hard to irk," she said.
"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.
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.