knows vs nose

knows nose

Definitions

  • 1) nonstandard All persons, singular and plural, present form of know.
  • 2) Third-person singular simple present indicative form of know.

Definitions

  • 1) Informal The nose considered as a symbol of prying.
  • 2) The part of the human face or the forward part of the head of other vertebrates that contains the nostrils and organs of smell and forms the beginning of the respiratory tract.
  • 3) The characteristic smell of a wine or liqueur; bouquet.
  • 4) The ability to detect, sense, or discover as if by smell.
  • 5) Something, such as the forward end of an aircraft, rocket, or submarine, that resembles a nose in shape or position.
  • 6) A very short distance or narrow margin.
  • 7) (Mach.) a frontal hammer.
  • 8) (Glass Making) a small opening in a furnace, before which a globe of crown glass is held and kept soft at the beginning of the flattening process.
  • 9) The power of smelling; hence, scent.
  • 10) (Anat.) The prominent part of the face or anterior extremity of the head containing the nostrils and olfactory cavities; the olfactory organ. See Nostril, and Olfactory organ under Olfactory.
  • 11) (Carp.) a bit similar to a gouge bit, but having a cutting edge on one side of its boring end.
  • 12) A projecting end or beak at the front of an object; a snout; a nozzle; a spout
  • 13) In golf, the extreme end of a club opposite the neck or heel.
  • 14) Hence The sense of smell; the faculty of smelling, or the exercise of that faculty; scent; olfaction.
  • 15) A Middle English form of noise.
  • 16) The special organ of the sense of smell, formed by modifications of certain bones and fleshy parts of the face, its cavities, or fossæ, freely communicable with the cavities of the mouth and lungs, and hence also concerned in respiration, the utterance of words or vocal sounds, and taste.
  • 17) Something supposed to resemble a nose.
  • 18) Tosmell;sniff.
  • 19) Tosmell;scent.
  • 20) To move, push, or make with or as if with the nose.
  • 21) To advance with caution.
  • 22) To find out by or as if by smell.
  • 23) Informal To search or inquire meddlesomely; snoop or pry.
  • 24) To advance the forward part of cautiously.
  • 25) To smell or sniff.
  • 26) To touch with the nose; nuzzle.
  • 27) To pry officiously into what does not concern one; to nose around.
  • 28) To push or move with the nose or front forward.
  • 29) To smell; to sniff; to scent.
  • 30) To furnish with a nose.
  • 31) To examine with the nose or sense of smell.
  • 32) To smell; to scent; hence, to track, or trace out.
  • 33) To confront; be closely face to face or opposite to; meet.
  • 34) rare To utter in a nasal manner; to pronounce with a nasal twang.
  • 35) (Racing Slang) to beat by (the length of) a nose.
  • 36) To touch with the nose; to push the nose into or against; hence, to interfere with; to treat insolently.
  • 37) To make by advancing the nose or front end;
  • 38) (under (someone's) nose) In plain view.
  • 39) (down (one's) nose) With disapproval, contempt, or arrogance.
  • 40) (on the nose) Exactly; precisely.

Examples

  • 1) Perhaps his wife did know about this but chose not to share all the details at work.
  • 2) From past experience we know staff terms and conditions can be targeted for savings.
  • 3) We look each other in the eye and we know if something is right.
  • 4) There was no one who went before you and knew all the answers.
  • 5) No one wants to know about that.
  • 6) But he will know from experience it could be a lot worse.
  • 7) People in the know think something else might be up.
  • 8) I knew all their names and used to pop in at least three times a week.
  • 9) I have struck up conversations with numerous people who know the name of my dog but not mine.
  • 10) As a father I know you will understand how we feel as a family.
  • 11) What do they know about the arts?
  • 12) He will know all the names referenced above.
  • 13) They know experience is a much more powerful teacher than just presentation.
  • 14) Well we all know the answer to that one.
  • 15) Because the rest of the world already knows the names of those involved.
  • 16) This is about understanding yourself and knowing your emotional limits.
  • 17) The answer should be known by the summer.
  • 18) Contact us to let us know your experiences.
  • 19) They know and understand the hand signals.
  • 20) Others are always asking you for advice whether you know the answer or not.
  • 21) The only negative is a family member making their opinions known about how unfair their lot is compared to yours.
  • 22) Most of what we know about his character comes from what other people say about him in helpful expository exchanges.
  • 23) She knew instantly something was wrong.
  • 24) But do you know something strange.
  • 25) It would be interesting to know the name of the justice who freed Malory.
  • 26) It is packed with names you know, or think you know.
  • 27) And everyone in the room knows--*knows* that if there *are* no questions, this Bataan Death March can end and you can all go home.
  • 28) Every man needs help when he's a kid, needs somebody who knows -- _knows_, mind you -- to put him in the right way.
  • 29) Yet since the Church is Divine, she knows, not merely guesses or hopes or desires, but _knows_, that _although all things come to an end, God's commandment is exceeding broad_.
  • 30) But what Nimbus knows, he _knows_, an 'dat's de eend on't.
  • 31) God; and whoever doubts their certitude, the man who knows himself a son of God by faith, and has experience of forgiveness and guidance and answered prayer and hopes whose 'sweetness yieldeth proof that they were born for immortality,' _knows_ the things which others question and doubt.
  • 32) There can be no mistake about the good faith and firm emphasis -- as of a man who knows his own mind, and _knows_ that his word is true -- with which the Apostle holds up here the two sides of what I venture to call the one truth; 'Work out your own salvation -- for God works in you.'
  • 33) A man _knows_ that he can do a certain thing that seems extremely dangerous, therefore he does it boldly, not because he is superlatively bold by any means, but because he knows there is no risk -- at least none to him.
  • 34) "God, who knows the future as if it was already present, _knows the elect according to His purpose_ even before the creation."
  • 35) “Anybody that knows basketball,” said former Oklahoma State coach Eddie Sutton, “knows he's had about as good a basketball mind as anybody ever had in the roundball sport.
  • 36) What passed in that chamber, and who perpetrated that murder the Almighty knows -- _and, perhaps, Dick Robinson, if he is still alive, also knows_! [

Examples

  • 1) His perfect job was right under his nose all along.
  • 2) His image transformation has long given rise to rumours that he has had a nose job.
  • 3) If the company keeps its nose clean they should recover further.
  • 4) All that house dust can get right up your nose.
  • 5) The world would be a happier place if these footballers stopped rubbing our noses in their obscene wealth.
  • 6) We had to really work hard then show a bit of quality at the end to get our noses in front.
  • 7) Dec said:'We are going to rub his nose in a little bit.
  • 8) This is another clear case of how easy it is to miss something right under your nose.
  • 9) I'VE been having problems with my nose for the past few months.
  • 10) She messed around trying to touch her nose with her tongue.
  • 11) The wolf will always follow its nose.
  • 12) That has been as plain to see as the nose on your face.
  • 13) When quizzed he claimed her bruises were caused by a nose job.
  • 14) In fact it gets quite a good nose job with a very aggressive double grille.
  • 15) We need to get our noses in front.
  • 16) Maisie also reached out a timid hand to stroke the horse 's nose.
  • 17) We don't want people to listen to us with their noses in the air.
  • 18) I stuck my nose all the way down in there, and there was nothing other than *crinkled nose*.
  • 19) Fracture of nasal bones -- Deformities of nose: _Saddle nose_; _Partial and complete destruction of nose_; _Restoration of nose_;
  • 20) The deformity sometimes consists in a lateral deviation of the nose, but more frequently in flattening of the bridge -- _traumatic saddle nose_.
  • 21) In drenching, swallowing may be hastened by pouring into the nose of the horse, while the head is high, a few teaspoonfuls of clean water, but _drenches must never be given through the nose_.
  • 22) The one the right side of my nose from the Mohs surgery that reshaped my nose is a symbol of life's fragility every time I look in the mirror.
  • 23) The officer in charge of this one knows as well as I do that a red nose is shorthand for a drunk.
  • 24) Right out of the bottle, the nose is a little taut and doesn't offer much, but with a little coaxing, bright, fresh aromas of juicy pear citrus and sweet basil emerge.
  • 25) At first, the nose is a bit austere, but as it warmed just a bit out of the fridge classic aromas of rose petals reach up out of the glass, along with gingery spice and sweet tropical fruit notes.
  • 26) ‘As air is inhaled, the mucous membranes of the nose and mouth warm and humidify the air before it enters the lungs.’
  • 27) ‘Liquid leaks out of the blood vessels, making the mucous membranes lining the nose and throat to swell, and stimulating nearby gland to produce mucus.’
  • 28) ‘The nose and nostril openings also should be as symmetrical as possible.’
  • 29) ‘Keep your nasal passages clear by gently blowing your nose, one nostril at a time.’
  • 30) ‘The doctor took off my glasses and tapped my forehead above my nose.’
  • 31) ‘Treatments may involve using a device to keep your airway open or undergoing a procedure to remove tissue from your nose, mouth or throat.’
  • 32) ‘nosebleeds in children usually occur in the front of the nose due to picking the nose or to sensitive nostril linings.’
  • 33) ‘Sinuses are lined with the same mucous membranes that line the nose and mouth.’
  • 34) ‘When he falls in deep water, the non-swimmer should lie flat on his back, let his head submerge and keep only his nose and mouth above the surface.’
  • 35) ‘It held a piece of fabric above his nose and mouth to keep out the rising stench.’
  • 36) ‘Her eyes saw, her ears heard, her nose smelt every animal in the forest form the elk and bear to the termite and the shrew.’
  • 37) ‘Each of the sinusitis sufferers had characteristic thickening of the mucous membranes in their noses or sinuses.’
  • 38) ‘Deep breathing through the nose and mouth is often involved when volatile substances are abused, not simply ‘sniffing’.’
  • 39) ‘Occasionally a tube is put into the trachea through the nose or mouth to help with breathing.’
  • 40) ‘Again, she tried to scream but one of the figures put a sickly smelling cloth on her nose and mouth and she began to feel tired.’
  • 41) ‘All other sounds are oral sounds and require that the space between the nose and the mouth be closed by the soft palate.’
  • 42) ‘The numeric values may be affected by whether the patient is breathing through the nose or mouth depending on the site of monitoring.’
  • 43) ‘The same aging process can affect the skin of the forehead, particularly just above the nose.’
  • 44) ‘Breathing through the nose rather than the mouth helps keep the mouth washed by saliva.’
  • 45) ‘It enters the body when air is breathed in through the mouth and nose and into the lungs.’
  • 46) ‘A strange musk disguised the Knights' scent from the keen nose of the werewolf.’
  • 47) ‘The presence of the jungle was sensed through the nose.’
  • 48) ‘It was a strong smell; she did not need to use any ability other than her nose to sense it.’
  • 49) ‘Her nose picked up the scent of blood, even before she saw the growing puddle in the dim light of the hold.’
  • 50) ‘Just like the human nose, it can sense early on if something is smoldering or starting to burn.’
  • 51) ‘More dumped mail has been discovered in Bradford - thanks to the keen nose of a springer spaniel.’
  • 52) ‘My nose senses that this is a murky, damp place, but with some semblance of warmth and the faint scent of cold food.’
  • 53) ‘The mouth is capable of making an overall assessment of a wine's texture, while the nose senses what we call its flavour.’
  • 54) ‘With that Lana made to leave and Terra's nose caught the scent of her soft perfume; lavender, roses, and chamomile.’
  • 55) ‘Smart and easy to train, this breed has an excellent nose and wonderful staying power.’
  • 56) ‘The combination of the two consistencies and flavours is as delightful to the palate as the aroma is to the nose.’
  • 57) ‘Aroma sensory stations offer guidance for untrained noses as guests sniff their way through a study of wine components.’
  • 58) ‘Dog noses at best discern 20 or so explosive scents, but electronic detectors, at least in theory, can screen a far larger array.’
  • 59) ‘He had a nose for poetic talent; indeed there was a current myth that Tambi only had to put his hands on a manuscript to know if the poems were any good or not.’
  • 60) ‘Yes, he's the heart and soul of the Pats' defense and a true playmaker who has incredible instincts and a nose for the ball.’
  • 61) ‘Ronay has a nose for talent and was an early champion of Marco Pierre White and Raymond Blanc.’
  • 62) ‘He is a hard-working, diligent professional with a nose for goal.’
  • 63) ‘A nose for news and excellent verbal and written skills are a must.’
  • 64) ‘Sykes has a nose for the ball and the talent to be a playmaker, but he sometimes gets caught out of position or lost in traffic.’
  • 65) ‘Strickland has range, a nose for the ball and the instincts to make a difference.’
  • 66) ‘Soon after he had joined the army, Drake had shown both talent for combat and strategy as well as a nose for top information.’
  • 67) ‘His co-author James also had a nose for the mystery.’
  • 68) ‘So if you are a budding entrepreneur with a nose for a good idea and think that you could capture the essence of, say, Leeds or Solihull in a bottle, now might be the time to give it a try.’
  • 69) ‘While Cusk suspected a social conspiracy designed to keep women producing, Enright too has a nose for peer-group propaganda.’
  • 70) ‘He was a wonderfully sweet-natured boy; quick-witted, willing, and had a nose for golf.’
  • 71) ‘He has a nose for drama - and eccentrics - and his diversions on his wild quest make for thrilling reading.’
  • 72) ‘Alan Furst has the eye for detail, a nose for the street, and an ear for the way desperate people actually talk.’
  • 73) ‘If he has a feel for the zeitgeist of the television-watching public, he certainly has a nose for a good property investment.’
  • 74) ‘After studying stamps for years, Worley says you develop a nose for valuable ones.’
  • 75) ‘An adjoining room spoke of a man with a nose for aesthetics and simple comfort.’
  • 76) ‘It is a cliche and sounds pretentious and self-glorifying, but it is true that you can get a nose for danger.’
  • 77) ‘McGowan, a wine buff who is scrupulously careful about what he invests in, has a nose for a bargain.’
  • 78) ‘Police in Wiltshire have welcomed a new recruit to the force with a nose for solving crime.’
  • 79) ‘This is another reason on why one should appreciate the nose of a wine.’
  • 80) ‘An exotic Lebanese assemblage of Sauvignon and muscat, this crisp, complex wine has a nose of light apricot and white flowers.’
  • 81) ‘It's a deep, dark wine with a great nose, prune and plum flavours with a hint of oak.’
  • 82) ‘A blockbuster wine, the nose of which is bursting with fruit.’
  • 83) ‘Pineapple aromas overwhelm the nose and the palate harmonises these with toasty French oak.’
  • 84) ‘This is a very convincing Cabernet-driven wine; the nose is light and youthfully sweet.’
  • 85) ‘A lustrous dry wine, the nose exudes tinned apricot, the wash is a blend of nut, lime and very sweet ripe melon.’
  • 86) ‘An inky black liquid with a strong nose, the wine is packed with dense, concentrated fruit and silky smooth tannins.’
  • 87) ‘In the glass it is a deep purple and black wine with a nose of small sweet berries.’
  • 88) ‘The nose lacks aroma, the palate is watery and the finish not memorable.’
  • 89) ‘Primary raspberry fruit dominates the nose and palate, and the finish is tweaked with toasty oak.’
  • 90) ‘The nose reveals zesty aromas that have you salivating before the liqueur has even passed your lips.’
  • 91) ‘It reveals an aromatic nose and flavoursome, velvety-smooth palate of Darjeeling tea, freshly picked roses and black cherries.’
  • 92) ‘Aggressive raspberry and black cherry nose is followed by a ripe fruit and sweet oak palate, and a finish which is slightly stalky and green.’
  • 93) ‘It has an attractive nose of raspberry, with a long savoury finish.’
  • 94) ‘It delivers an aromatic nose of red fruits and nuts, and a smooth, nutty palate backed by a splash of acidity on the finish.’
  • 95) ‘A big-boned and racy Languedoc Syrah, it has a warm perfumed nose that hints of heather and dried spices.’
  • 96) ‘Special art was applied to the nose and the aircraft received the name California Boomerang.’
  • 97) ‘Don't be afraid to use the rudder at the last second before touchdown to put the nose exactly in front of you.’
  • 98) ‘The nose undercarriage was sheared off and one blade of the propeller was bent back underneath the nose of the aircraft.’
  • 99) ‘They could gain better access and a better angle if the nose of the aircraft was more level with the deck.’
  • 100) ‘This aspirin bottle was wedged against a rudder cable in the nose of the aircraft, behind the pilot's rudder pedals.’
  • 101) ‘It has a small museum with a collection of memorabilia, including examples of a lot of the lively art which found its way onto aircraft noses.’
  • 102) ‘Once the nose of the aircraft is over the edge, we would be out of the ejection envelope and would run the risk of ejecting into the water or the side of the carrier.’
  • 103) ‘He began his flare at 200 feet; however, the nose of the aircraft got a little too high.’
  • 104) ‘Then Redell pointed the aircraft's nose down the runway and accelerated ever so smoothly.’
  • 105) ‘According to the Ministry of Defence, which later confirmed the incident, the nose of one aircraft touched the wing of another.’
  • 106) ‘We could see the lights of the coast directly off the nose of the aircraft.’
  • 107) ‘He pulled the nose of his slow-moving aircraft up and over sharply.’
  • 108) ‘The accident damaged the propeller and both sets of landing gear at the nose and the rear of the plane.’
  • 109) ‘After Capt Hayes prompted Capt Mulloy multiple times, she finally pulled the power and lowered the nose of the aircraft.’
  • 110) ‘A new helmet system allows the pilot to fire missiles at enemy craft by looking at them, rather than having to point the nose of the aircraft in the direction of the target.’
  • 111) ‘Then the roll stopped and the nose of the plane started to level.’
  • 112) ‘At the same time something dropped - guns probably - from the nose of the plane.’
  • 113) ‘The nose of our plane got shot up, and I was wounded in the arm and groin.’
  • 114) ‘Witnesses saw the nose drop and the aircraft plunge to the ground.’
  • 115) ‘This time Junior makes a dramatic move to the inside of the track, pointing the nose of his Chevrolet nearly straight at the pit lane.’
  • 116) ‘To quell understeer, for example, the system slows the inside rear wheel slightly in order to pull the nose back toward the inside of a turn.’
  • 117) ‘Positioning the nose of the saddle downwards may relieve your initial discomfort but it may cause long term pain.’
  • 118) ‘But they shouldn't be so short that the nose of the saddle rubs on bare skin.’
  • 119) ‘For starters it keeps the nose of the saddle straight in situations where other shockers twist and shout.’
  • 120) ‘For the steepest climbs, you need to be on intimate terms with the extreme nose of your saddle.’
  • 121) ‘If the nose of your saddle is brushing the back of your thighs, you are just right.’
  • 122) ‘The dog clambered up onto the counter and stood there with a paw on each side of my bag and had a good old nose around.’
  • 123) ‘Then have a good nose around looking for stolen goods.’
  • 124) ‘In a spirit of festive spookery, I've been having a nose around the venerable story of the Campden Wonder.’
  • 125) ‘Much as I desperately wanted to have a nose around it, I didn't have the guts to fake enough of an interest to ring up the estate agent to arrange an appointment to view.’
  • 126) ‘More and more independent fashion shops are getting into badges so have a nose around your favourites and see what they've got.’
  • 127) ‘So it's no surprise that he might have a nose around the N-Gage as a possible platform to support.’
  • 128) ‘Its occupants were not present, giving the viewers the chance for a thorough nose around.’
  • 129) ‘The company has just put the site up live, so if you click here you can have a nose around and see what you think.’
  • 130) ‘There is even a shot of a suitably feral-looking dog nosing through ripped bin bags tossed onto the streets.’
  • 131) ‘There's his amusing shot of the neighbourhood barber at work as the neighbourhood goat noses about.’
  • 132) ‘Half a mile to the north, a scattered herd of fallow deer nosed at the snow-covered roots of wide-spaced, scraggly trees sprouting from the rubble of an ancient landslide.’
  • 133) ‘I looked around the clearing to where our horses nosed together in the grass.’
  • 134) ‘The sight of a huge cinnamon bear nosing among the cans and bottles rewarded his effort.’
  • 135) ‘He dropped his reins, and his horse began nosing about in the undergrowth for forage.’
  • 136) ‘Han snuck to the edge of a small clearing and saw the deer nosing about in the grass and leaves.’
  • 137) ‘The bear will nose around you for a little bit but will eventually leave you alone.’
  • 138) ‘Black nostrils twitched as the animal nosed over the tracks, then sauntered along the trail, head down, sniffing.’
  • 139) ‘Like the brush hideouts and tree houses of my youth, this will be a secure, cozy little cave with room for only one person and a couple of cats if they choose to come nosing around.’
  • 140) ‘Tiny Janine - named after the character in Eastenders - was nosing under the appliance when she got stuck.’
  • 141) ‘Then, when two or three of the big brown rats snuck out to twitch and nose through the trash, he'd put his shotgun up to his shoulder and fire.’
  • 142) ‘My sweatshirt had ridden up a little bit, exposing about two inches of skin, which was getting quite the tickling as she was nosing around and crawling over to my other side, so that now she is on the edge of my bed that is not up against a wall.’
  • 143) ‘In fact, every single day, we have seen squirrels, young and old, scurrying up and down its magnificent branches, nosing around for food, or simply chasing each other for fun.’
  • 144) ‘‘It's very tough to make money on cattle these days,’ Ehrp says while driving past pens filled with fat steers nosing in the feed troughs.’
  • 145) ‘Cruickshank, the dachshund, nosed his way around the doorpost, between Katherine's ankles and curled up on a rumpled, moulting hearth-rug.’
  • 146) ‘Cutecat likes to visit at all hours of the day and night, sneaking in through the back door to nose around, snuggle up and generally act cute.’
  • 147) ‘After pouring a finger of your chosen whisky, briefly nose the glass.’
  • 148) ‘The bear proceeded rather deliberately to nose the hotel's telegraph key before walking out the front door into the night.’
  • 149) ‘You should nose it, taste it, add water, nose it again, taste it again.’
  • 150) ‘A squirrel noses its way down a tree in the back yard.’
  • 151) ‘I nosed the glass with some apprehension because Abi and my parents - knowing how much I've disliked whisky in the past - were all watching me intently to see what I thought.’
  • 152) ‘Spunk leaped up onto her bed and nosed his way up to Amy's face, licking with such exuberance that was seen only in a puppy.’
  • 153) ‘The judges had to nose samples on a daily basis, assessing their character and quality to form bottlings for the different variants supplied to the market.’
  • 154) ‘‘All right,’ she said, nosing the glass like a connoisseur.’
  • 155) ‘She nosed the material curiously, ears pricking.’
  • 156) ‘This will stop Mrs Jones, your next door neighbour, who works as a cleaner in your local GPs, nosing into your health records and telling Mrs Smith, your other neighbour, about them.’
  • 157) ‘I think I'll nose around a bit and see if there's any work for me.’
  • 158) ‘How Clean Is Your House gave us yet another opportunity to nose around other people's abodes.’
  • 159) ‘Beyond the truly malicious, there are also your neighbors who may find your network by accident and enjoy nosing into your activities and using your Internet access at will, slowing down your network speed in the process.’
  • 160) ‘She hadn't seen her since Paris, maybe five years ago, maybe longer, and the last thing she needed was Arley nosing into her business now.’
  • 161) ‘I'm sorry, I'm sorry, and I won't go nosing into other people's lives anymore.’
  • 162) ‘There will be people nosing into what others own, what they do, and what their assets are, for nosy-parker reasons in total.’
  • 163) ‘The kitchen came up with the same results, but once Carina finally started to nose around the bedroom, she found some things.’
  • 164) ‘For good reasons, they don't want the headache of allowing a bunch of outsiders to nose around their network.’
  • 165) ‘No sounds had come from the kitchen, but he knew as etiquette it was not polite to nose around the host's house.’
  • 166) ‘Tired of the young girl's glances, he decided to nose around the rest of the small town.’
  • 167) ‘I can't even breathe in this country because everyone is crowding me and nosing into my affairs and slightest movements!’
  • 168) ‘The police are soon nosing about, trying to figure out the mystery of several locals who've gone missing.’
  • 169) ‘Somebody wants Officer Meikle to stop nosing around - and the sooner the better.’
  • 170) ‘Bears, birds and other animals don't seem to mind a quiet camera nosing in on their business.’
  • 171) ‘With the pop-culture machine currently devouring everything even remotely surf-related, it might at first seem odd that Hollywood hasn't started nosing around Newport Beach.’
  • 172) ‘People are born to be curious and many of them are addicted to nosing around popular secrets, actually whatever might be sensational, because they are proud of learning the real story before others.’
  • 173) ‘What makes this really puzzling to most girls is the fact that they feel completely deserving of their parents' trust - but their parents are nosing around anyway.’
  • 174) ‘I've been nosing around inside the 125-year-old building with its high ceilings, original windows and bumpy plaster.’
  • 175) ‘Well, I just stumbled on the re-enactment as I was nosing around trying to find out what the book would be about.’
  • 176) ‘She opened her eyes and headed up King St, peering into cafes as she passed, twitching her nostrils like a sniffer dog, nosing out the secret stash of illicit nectar that would, of course, be the momentary answer to all her problems.’
  • 177) ‘With first gear engaged, and the second gearstick that controls the transfer box set to Low, the car noses down the sheer slope with amazing assurance.’
  • 178) ‘Technically speaking, it gives a warden free rein to issue a ticket as soon as the car noses into the bay.’
  • 179) ‘Every Sunday the long-bowed, canvas-canopied church boat nosed from dock to dock gathering the faithful.’
  • 180) ‘Somehow, however, disaster would be averted; our ride car would nose upward.’
  • 181) ‘Our boat noses into the tidal marsh, and we spot nesting egrets and barking sea lions.’
  • 182) ‘My car nosed under the guardrail and broke in half.’
  • 183) ‘The truck nosed over the ridge, and the heavy tires crunched across the icy ruts.’
  • 184) ‘As the boat nosed onto a sandy beach, we disembarked and walked up a short incline to Mingun.’
  • 185) ‘Alex watched from the bridge's viewport as the ship nosed into the thickness of charged gas.’
  • 186) ‘Meanwhile, crowds pack her restaurant, watching lilliputian fishing boats nosing into the breeze, fishermen working over their gear, seagulls white in the sun.’
  • 187) ‘Mr Breen said Mr Kerry had no intention of depriving his employer of the van, and that he was nosing out of the car park when the accident happened.’
  • 188) ‘In places, where low-hanging willows crowd either bank, we could almost be nosing upstream along a tributary of the Amazon, so enclosed is the water.’
  • 189) ‘Suddenly, as we reflected quietly, there was a great grinding and grumbling then, nosing round a corner, came a famous big red London bus.’
  • 190) ‘And it was great fun, nosing up to little bays and trying to avoid rocks while working out where to drop your anchor.’
  • 191) ‘It will fool you with just how well behaved it is, cruising quietly on B roads or nosing through the traffic.’
  • 192) ‘On the first day we moved around locally, nosing into small bays and coves, or calas as the locals call them.’
  • 193) ‘Team-mate Muller then nosed ahead of Neal in the sprint to the finish line for third.’
  • 194) ‘This week's first position was secured by Ken Goddard, a newish member of the seniors, who nosed ahead of John with a score of 40 points.’
  • 195) ‘When second seed Vietnam nosed ahead of India ‘A’ at the finish, the home team had only itself to blame.’
  • 196) ‘Faulkner just got the better start from the outside of the front row to nose ahead of Westbrook on the sprint to the first corner.’
  • 197) ‘Straight from the restart Hillside scored a converted try to nose in front for the first time.’
  • 198) ‘Faulkner even nosed marginally ahead, but Westbrook - from pole position - held the inside line and just got into Turn 1 ahead.’
  • 199) ‘Birkenshaw looked well on course for a welcome win at Siddal when they nosed in front 20-12 early in the second stanza.’
  • 200) ‘Home keeper Andy Britton made a great save early in the second period but Avenue nosed in front in the 62nd minute.’
  • 201) ‘Noone went over to edge ahead for the first time but Castleford nosed back in front when Hepworth grabbed a second try.’
  • 202) ‘In a photo finish Russia held on to first with Italy nosing ahead of Lithuania in the last 30 metres to take the second qualifying spot.’
  • 203) ‘In 1964, the season ended in a three-team race on the final weekend with the Yankees nosing out Chicago and Baltimore by one and two games, respectively.’
  • 204) ‘Australian stand-off Julian O'Neill's penalty after 24 minutes nosed Wigan ahead after Craig Smith had been judged to have been held down in the tackle.’
  • 205) ‘At the finish line, Fulks nosed ahead for the win by just two-thousandths of a second.’
  • 206) ‘However, he still nosed briefly ahead of the Mercedes as they threaded through slower traffic.’
  • 207) ‘At one stage he nosed ahead, but Alonso had the line for the next corner and went ahead again.’
  • 208) ‘The Briton takes the second with a deft drop shot to nose ahead again.’
  • 209) ‘Only this year have the two brands combined been able to nose ahead of the French number one.’
  • 210) ‘Samsung nosed ahead of Motorola, shipping 6.2m units to Moto's 6m, and grabbing 16 per cent of the market in the process.’
  • 211) ‘The scores seemed to follow a certain pattern as Wicklow persistently nosed ahead and Mayo doggedly pulled them back.’
  • 212) ‘Scotland Today now averages a 10% lead on BBC national news, also on at 6pm, and it has been nosing ahead of the BBC's Reporting Scotland in recent weeks.’
0

Use Linguix everywhere you write

Be productive and efficient, no matter where and what you write!

Linguix Apps

Get audience-specific corrections, access statistics, and view readability scores.

Browser Extensions

Get your writing checked on millions of websites, including Gmail, Facebook, and Google Docs.

Linguix Keyboard

Make your content read and look better on mobile.

MS Office add-ins

Download Linguix for Microsoft Word and Microsoft Outlook to check grammar, punctuation, and style instantly right in your documents.

This website uses cookies to make Linguix work for you. By using this site, you agree to our cookie policy