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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.]
nnpl.
gastar saliva en balde
vt.
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
Su saliva es un anticoagulante natural. Their saliva is a natural anticoagulant.
La almohada de Robbie tenía saliva. Robbie's pillow had saliva on it.
Mucha saliva, determinación y persistencia. A lot of spit and grit and stick-to-it-iveness.
Tu saliva se seca rápido aquí. Your spit dries fast here, brother.
No gastes saliva y sigue disparando. Save your breath and keep firing.
Probablemente de la saliva del asesino. Most likely from the killer's saliva.
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