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saliva

  
      sf   saliva  
MODISMOS gastar saliva      to waste one's breath  
  ( en      on)     
MODISMOS tragar saliva      to swallow one's feelings  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

salivar, salival, salva, salvia

gastar saliva exp.
to waste one's breath
(MODISMOS)

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
to swallow one's feelings
(MODISMOS)
exp.
her throat bothers her when she swallows hard
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'saliva' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
tragar saliva
[Fig.]
vt.
gastar saliva en balde
nnpl.
gastar saliva en balde
exp.
¡estás gastando saliva!
(IDIOMS)
exp.
gastar saliva (en balde)
exp.
no gastes saliva (en balde)
(IDIOMS)
exp.
--sí --dijo tragando saliva
"saliva": examples and translations in context
Apenas hemos descubierto que nuestra saliva es compatible. We've only just found out our saliva's compatible.
-Deberíamos hacerle un test de saliva. -We ought to give this guy a saliva test.
Mucha saliva, determinación y persistencia. A lot of spit and grit and stick-to-it-iveness.
Sé que intercambiaste saliva con alguien en Columbus. I know about you swapping spit with somebody on Columbus.
El viejo no gastará saliva contigo cuando averigüe en la que nos metiste. Old man won't save any breath when he finds out what you got us into.
Repetiría algo, pero debo ahorra mi saliva. Would dish some back, but I need to save my breath.
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