Do you know the English expression “keep your nose clean“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?
Emily: Some of my co-workers have been leaving work early when the boss is out.
Kelly: Have you been doing that too?
Emily: No, I want a promotion, so I must keep my nose clean.
Does it mean:
a) make sure your nose is clean
b) don’t do anything wrong
c) work for a promotion
d) don’t do anything strange
The answer is below! ↓
Answer: b) don’t do anything wrong