follow one's nose


follow one's nose
phrasal
1. : to go in a straight or obvious course

just follow your nose until you get there; you can't miss it

2. : to proceed without plan or reflection : to obey one's instincts

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follow one's nose
To go straight forward, or take the obvious or instinctive course
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Main Entry:nose

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1) trust to one's instincts

you are on the right track so follow your nose

2) move along guided by one's sense of smell
3) go straight ahead

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • 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 one's nose — ► follow one s nose 1) trust to one s instincts. 2) go straight ahead. Main Entry: ↑follow …   English terms dictionary

  • follow one's nose — a) idi to go forward in a straight course b) idi to guide oneself by instinct …   From formal English to slang

  • follow one's nose —    If you follow your nose, you go straight ahead.    This can also mean to follow your instinct in life.     The station is at the end of the road just follow your nose …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • 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 what happens …   Словарь американских идиом

  • follow one's nose — 1》 trust to one s instincts. 2》 go straight ahead. → follow …   English new terms dictionary

  • follow one's nose — phrasal 1. to go in a straight or obvious course 2. to proceed without plan or reflection ; obey one s instincts …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • follow one's nose — go straight; be guided by one s instinct …   English contemporary dictionary

  • follow one's nose —  Go straight ahead …   A concise dictionary of English slang


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