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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  
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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
Ella imagina que vendrá más saliva. She imagined that it will be more of saliva.
Siempre dejan muchas bacterias, saliva. They leave behind a lot of bacteria, saliva.
Bueno, suficiente intercambio de saliva. Well, enough of this swapping of spit.
Solo humedeceré mi cereal con saliva. I'll just moisten my cereal with spit.
No gastes saliva llorando a la Srta. Barnes. Don't waste a breath mourning Ms. Barnes.
Porque te puedes ahorrar la saliva. Because you can save your breath.
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