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Here's the third and final installment of our “Common Cold Trilogy”. More simple, practical, down-to-earth English brought to you by Berlitz WordMaster!

Today's Lesson


  • To blow your nose is to force air through it in order to clear it.
  • blow your nose は、鼻づまりを解消するために、鼻から勢いよく息を出す――つまり、鼻をかむ、という意味です。


  1. (a mother to her child)
    You shouldn't blow your nose in public; it's impolite.
  2. There must be a cold going around. It seemed like everyone on the train was either coughing or sneezing or blowing their nose.
  3. The child blew her nose so hard she got a nosebleed.

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