follow your nose

Follow your nose
When giving directions, telling someone to follow their nose means that they should go straight ahead.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • follow your nose — follow (your) nose 1. to make decisions by thinking of how you feel about someone or something instead of finding out information about them. As far as recruitment is concerned, I tend to follow my nose. I meet someone for an informal interview… …   New idioms dictionary

  • Follow Your Nose — was a children s game show series that aired for one series on ITV in 1992 and was produced by Tyne Tees Television. There were 8 editions screened between 13 May 1992 and 01 July 1992 …   Wikipedia

  • follow your nose — 1) to do what you feel is right in a particular situation, although you are not certain 2) to go straight forward, without turning Just follow your nose until you see the school car park …   English dictionary

  • follow your nose — …   Useful english dictionary

  • follow one's nose — {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. To go straight ahead; continue in the same direction. * /Just follow your nose and you ll get there./ 2. To go any way you happen to think of. * /Oh, I don t know just where I want to go. I ll just follow my nose and see… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • follow one's nose — {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. To go straight ahead; continue in the same direction. * /Just follow your nose and you ll get there./ 2. To go any way you happen to think of. * /Oh, I don t know just where I want to go. I ll just follow my nose and see… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • follow nose — follow (your) nose 1. to make decisions by thinking of how you feel about someone or something instead of finding out information about them. As far as recruitment is concerned, I tend to follow my nose. I meet someone for an informal interview… …   New idioms dictionary

  • follow — (v.) O.E. folgian, fylgan follow, accompany; follow after, pursue, also obey, apply oneself to a practice or calling, from W.Gmc. *fulg (Cf. O.S. folgon, O.Fris. folgia, M.Du. volghen, Du. volgen, O.H.G. folgen, Ger. folgen, O.N. fylgja to follow …   Etymology dictionary

  • nose — [[t]no͟ʊz[/t]] ♦♦♦ noses, nosing, nosed 1) N COUNT: oft poss N Your nose is the part of your face which sticks out above your mouth. You use it for smelling and breathing. She wiped her nose with a tissue... She s got funny eyes and a big nose.… …   English dictionary

  • follow — fol|low W1S1 [ˈfɔləu US ˈfa:lou] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(go after)¦ 2¦(happen after)¦ 3¦(come after)¦ 4 as follows 5¦(do what somebody says)¦ 6 follow the signs/somebody s directions 7¦(do the same thing)¦ 8¦(believe in something)¦ 9¦(go in particular… …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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