What does it mean to wet someone's nose?

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What does it mean to wet someone's nose?

What does it mean to wet someone's nose?

Wet your nose: beat someone, defeat them, outclass them. This saying has Piedmontese origins, to be precise, it dates back to the times of the ancient schools of this region.

What does it mean by nose?

to (or of) someone, right in front of his eyes, in his presence (or very close): there was a robbery just below n. of the police; speak with the n., in a nasal voice; give of the n. (or of n.), not com., to run into someone or something; put (and more effectively put) the n.

What does it mean to turn up your nose?

[referring to the eyes, move them towards the nose as a sign of amazement, sickness or other] ≈ gaze, upset. Expressions: fam., Turn up your nose (or mouth) [fold your nose or mouth into a grimace to show disapproval] ≈ (fam.) Wrinkle your nose, disapprove, (fam.) Twist your mouth.

What does it mean to turn up your mouth?

A v.tr. || Wrinkle your mouth, nose, to express disapproval, disgust and sim.

What does it mean to distort?

to. letter. Twist; in particular, to move with a brusque and violent act a part of the body from the natural position, so as to make the person look ugly: Here he twisted his mouth and pulled out his tongue (Dante). In the ref., Writhing: When he saw me, everything was distorted (Dante).

What does it mean not knowing which way to turn?

Other sign .: Fig .: not being able to make a choice, not knowing what to do to get out of a given situation, who to contact for help or at least advice.
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