take (something) through the nose

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take (something) through the nose

To snort some substance, especially a powdered drug, through one's nose. A few kids at the party were crushing up tablets of Ritalin and taking it through the nose. When I realized that he had started taking heroin through the nose, I knew it was time to seek professional help to get him sober.
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take it through the nose

tv. to snort cocaine. (Drugs. A play on take it on the nose and take it on the chin.) Max liked taking it through the nose better than anything, except maybe a shot in the arm.
See also: nose, take, through