1. (digestive secretion)
2. (figurative) (effort)
a. breath (figurative)
Marco jamás oye mis consejos. No sé para qué gasto saliva en ayudarlo.Marco never listens to my advice. I don't know why I waste my breath helping him.
2. (fam fig)
gastar saliva (en balde)to waste one's breath
tragar salivato bite one's tongue
gastar saliva to waste one's breath;en on
tragar saliva to swallow one's feelings
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