sneeze into

sneeze into (something)

To cover one's mouth with something as one sneezes. Please sneeze into your elbow or a handkerchief instead of your hands.
See also: sneeze
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sneeze into something

to aim a sneeze into something. You should always sneeze into a handkerchief. Please sneeze into a tissue or something.
See also: sneeze
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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To avoid contaminating your hands, cough or sneeze into a tissue or the inner crook of your elbow.
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The campaign is encouraging people to make sure they follow simple rules to stop the spread of germs, including always carrying a tissue to cough or sneeze into.
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