1. as plain as the nose on one’s face一目了然；一清二楚
It’s as plain as the nose on your face.
2. on the nose在鼻子上；完全正确，完全准确；正好，恰到好处
She puckered her lips into a rosebud and kissed him on the nose.
His guess about the new company succeeding was right on the nose. After only a year, it is making a lot of money.
Her estimate was right on the nose.
The budget should hit the $136 billion target on the nose.
3. have a nose对……敏感，善于发现；擅长寻找；有发现……能力
You have a nose for news.
A reporter must have a nose for news.
A good detective has a nose for solving crimes.
As a journalist, she has always had a nose for a good story.
She has a nose for learning English.她对学英语有敏锐的嗅觉
4. keep one’s nose clean循规蹈矩；不做违法的事;不惹是生非，安分守己
John,if you don’t learn how to keep your nose clean, you’re going to end up in jail.
Since leaving prison, he’s managed to keep his nose clean.
5.keep one’s nose out of sth
He’ll keep his nose out of it. I appreciate that.
poke/stick one’s nose into sth
stick one’s nose in sth : to try to become involved in sth that does not concern you
Why did you have to stick your nose in?
Look at you, stick your nose in your father between me.
You’re always sticking your nose into my business.
6. look down one’s nose at sb/sth对…不屑一顾；蔑视
I don’t look down my nose at comedy
Just look at the airs she’s giving herself, looking down her nose at everybody.
With a lot of people backing him up, he would naturally be giving himself airs and looking down his nose at everybody.
He is not so important himself, so he should not look down his nose at others.
I think he looks down his nose at my work.
7. turn one’s nose up at sth拒绝；看不上；看不起
I’m not in a financial position to turn up my nose at several hundred thousand pounds.
My friend turns up his nose at anyone who hasn’t had a college education.
8.thumb your nose at sb/sth
The company just thumbs its nose at the legislation on pollution.
He has always thumbed his nose at the media.
thumb [θʌm] n.拇指;(手套的)拇指部分
9. powder your nose补妆，净手（也可能是女士如厕的委婉说法）
I’m just going to powder my nose.
10. rub sb’s nose in sth揭疮疤；不断恶意提起某人以往的过失
His enemies will attempt to rub his nose in past policy statements.
I felt like the world was rubbing my nose in something.
Can’t you just rub his nose in that?拿这件事去炫耀不就够了吗？《生活大爆炸》
You are silly to rub her nose.你愚蠢地提起她的过失。
rub [rʌb] v.擦;磨;搓;(使)相互摩擦;摩擦(尤指引起疼痛或损害);涂
pick your nose挖鼻孔,挖鼻屎
blow one’s nose 擤鼻涕；
follow your nose 凭直觉行事/跟着感觉走；笔直走；凭本能行事
pay through the nose付出高昂代价；
pay through one’s nose for sth付出过高的代价；
lead sb by the nose控制某人，牵着某人的鼻子走
keep one’s nose to the grindstone埋头苦干，工作勤奋
nose around 到处打听；四处闻一闻
hold/have/with someone’s nose is in the air. 自负，自大；目中无人，
under one’s nose公然做；无视某人做某事，在……对面做某事，在……眼皮底下做某事
win by a nose 险胜
See no further than one’s nose.鼠目寸光。
You’ll have to pay through the nose for those curios.
You have a big nose.
I don’t think much of him. He has a big nose.