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    Hi there,
    When someone farts in a room, others will cover their noses with their hands usually. What is the action word I can use when describe the action: 'cover their noses with their hands.?

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    Well, people will often "hold" their noses, by which we mean they pinch it between thumb and forefinger so that no air can go in through the nose. Other than that, I don't know of any special word for this.

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