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What are the most common ways of saying:

  • to blow one's nose
  • to pick one's nose
  • stuffy nose
  • runny nose
  • nasal congestion
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  • to blow one's nose: Sonarse la nariz, limpiarse los mocos, sonarse los mocos, sonarse.
  • to pick one's nose: Meterse el dedo en la nariz.
  • stuffy nose: Nariz congestionada, nariz tapada, nariz taponada, taponamiento de la nariz.
  • to have a runny nose: tener moqueo nasal, tener moquera, tener moquillo, nariz que moquea, rinorrea (technical name for rhinorrhea).
  • nasal congestion: Congestión nasal.
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For "to blow one's nose", "sonarse" is enough generally. –  MikMik Jan 13 '12 at 9:42
    
@MikMik ok thanks, I've updated it –  Javi Jan 13 '12 at 9:46
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