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Sentence count:93+2 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2017-03-04Updated:2020-07-24
Synonym: busybodygropejimmyloosenmeddlemixpeekpeepsearchsnoopwrenchSimilar words: spryMeaning: [praɪ]  n. a heavy iron lever with one end forged into a wedge. v. 1. to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open 2. be nosey 3. search or inquire in a meddlesome way 4. make an uninvited or presumptuous inquiry. 
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(1) I don't want to pry , but I need to ask you one or two questions.
(2) As a reporter, I was paid to pry into other people's lives.
(3) She likes to pry into private affairs of others.
(4) I'm sorry. I didn't mean to pry.
(5) We use an iron bar to pry open the box.
(6) We finally managed to pry the door open with a screwdriver.
(7) Can you help me pry the cover off this wooden box without breaking it?
(8) I didn't mean to pry.
(9) Employers shouldn't try to pry into what a person does in the privacy of their own home.
(10) And damn him for daring to pry into my affairs and for subtly mocking my singular state!
(11) Was that why you wanted to pry into my private life?
(12) Apart from that(, life had taught her to pry because sometimes doing so turned up the most surprising things.
(13) Limes, also called linden or pry, are light, romantic trees.
(14) Maury Maverick managed to pry out of the Pentagon the religious affiliations of the 220 who died that day in Beirut.
(15) Thus, the more the mind seeks to pry into reality the farther does reality retreat from it.
(16) But she could not pry from the network the origin of the money.
(17) I hear them in there pry up his forehead like a manhole cover(, clash and snarl of jammed cogs.
(18) The two companies have used discounting to pry corporate clients from each other in what today is a domestic duopoly.
(19) If you want to know his name, you have to pry it out of her.
(20) I am not the person that you are able to pry away from their friendship.
(21) Rescuers were met with a chaotic scene and crews had to use cranes to pry open the twisted cars.
(22) You reach in, grasp hold of one can, and pry it out of the plastic.
(23) That is their secret, and will remain so; it behoves us not to pry, only to speculate in passing.
(24) The accumulation of obligations made it nearly impossible for the children to pry loose from the entanglement.
(25) Anna is a private person, and I did not want to pry.
(26) There used to be two small hamlets just outside but part of the village, known as Mill Cottages and Pry Cottages.
(27) He had had enough experience of strangers probing his own hurts without wanting to pry into those of others.
(28) But according to plaintiffs' attorneys, the privilege log could be invaluable in helping them pry loose potentially damning documents.
(29) What child would not delight in the temporary absence of the parents, which permits a chance to pry into their secrets?
(30) My son hasn't given us a reason for his divorce, and we don't want to pry.
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