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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
Cualquier cosa que incluya saliva está prohibida. In fact, anything involving saliva is off-limits.
Analizo su saliva por señales de cáncer. I'm checking her saliva for cancer markers.
Sé que intercambiaste saliva con alguien en Columbus. I know about you swapping spit with somebody on Columbus.
Supuestamente puedes calmar tu sed con la saliva. You can quench your thirst with the spit, supposedly.
Bien, no debería gastar saliva haciéndole una pregunta directa. Ah. Well, I shan't waste my breath asking you a straight question.
Afortunadamente no tengo que gastar más saliva discutiendo contigo sobre el tema. Thankfully I don't have to waste any more breath fighting you on the subject.
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