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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  
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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
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"saliva": examples and translations in context
Deberíamos hacerle un test de saliva. We ought to give this guy a saliva test.
No itercambiaré saliva o fluidos corporales con ninguno. I won't exchange saliva or bodily fluids with either of you.
Solo humedeceré mi cereal con saliva. I'll just moisten my cereal with spit.
Bueno, suficiente intercambio de saliva. Well, enough of this swapping of spit.
No me gustaría estar gastando saliva. I wouldn't want to be wasting my breath.
No malgastes saliva y diles que han malgastado la suya. Save your breath and tell them they've been wasting theirs.
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