hold one's nose

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Definition of hold one's nose

: to hold one's nostrils together so as not to smell something The smell was so bad that we had to hold our noses.

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“Hold one's nose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hold%20one%27s%20nose. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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