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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
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"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.
La habían pegado con saliva y parafina. The whole thing was put together with spit and sealing wax.
Mucha saliva, determinación y persistencia. A lot of spit and grit and stick-to-it-iveness.
Ahorre saliva, mayor, no pararemos hasta que nos suelten. Save your breath, we ain't stopping until you let us out.
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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