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2005年02月11日(金) thumb one's nose at

thumb one's nose at〜


The way you talk sounds like you're thumbing your nose at others.

But the threat of severe measures may prove hollow now that the North has admitted what was generally suspected -- that it has nuclear arms -- and thumbed its nose at the denuclearization talks.
<‘Pyongyang's nuclear move weakens threat of sanctions over abductions’  
  Friday, Feb.11, 2005 The Japan Times ONLINEの記事より引用>


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