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División en sílabas: pry

verbo (pries, prying, pried)

[no object]
Inquire too closely into a person’s private affairs: I’m sick of you prying into my personal life
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Not for the first time he attempts to personalise the issue by prying into my private affairs.
  • At the same time, the French media is slowly but surely prying into the private lives of the politicians - slowly but surely exposing more details about what goes on behind the closed doors of the country's rulers.
  • She didn't want to feel like she was prying into Keira's private life by going through her cupboard, but she thought that she'd be doing the girl a favour by cleaning it out.
Sinónimos
inquire impertinently, be inquisitive, be curious, poke around/about, ferret (about/around), spy, be a busybody;
eavesdrop, listen in, tap someone's phone, intrude
informal stick/poke one's nose in/into, be nosy, nose, snoop

Origen

Middle English (in the sense 'peer inquisitively'): of unknown origin.

Palabras que riman con pry

ally, Altai, apply, assai, awry, ay, aye, Baha'i, belie, bi, Bligh, buy, by, bye, bye-bye, chi, Chiangmai, Ciskei, comply, cry, Cy, Dai, defy, deny, Di, die, do-or-die, dry, Dubai, dye, espy, eye, fie, fly, forbye, fry, Frye, goodbye (US goodby), guy, hereby, hi, hie, high, I, imply, I-spy, July, kai, lie, lye, Mackay, misapply, my, nearby, nigh, Nye, outfly, passer-by, phi, pi, pie, ply, psi, Qinghai, rai, rely, rocaille, rye, scry, serai, shanghai, shy, sigh, sky, Skye, sky-high, sly, spin-dry, spry, spy, sty, Sukhotai, supply, Tai, Thai, thereby, thigh, thy, tie, Transkei, try, tumble-dry, underlie, Versailles, Vi, vie, whereby, why, wry, Wye, xi, Xingtai, Yantai

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pry 2 División en sílabas: pry

verbo (pries, prying, pried)

[with object] chiefly North American
1Use force in order to move or open (something) or to separate (something) from something else: using a screwdriver, he pried open the window
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Walking to the door, I found it locked and ad to sneak in the bathroom window, prying it open with a screwdriver form the garage.
  • It's not like a screwdriver, which you at least can use to pry a paint can open.
  • Hackers move to pry such systems open and apart.
Sinónimos
lever, jimmy, prize;
wrench, wrest, twist
1.1 (pry something out of/from) Obtain something from (someone) with effort or difficulty: I got the loan, though I had to pry it out of him
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • More amusingly, a Simon flack briefly attempted to ban me from the campaign after my latest efforts to pry answers out of his blandly evasive candidate.
  • A ‘sustaining myth of journalism,’ as Epstein wrote 30 years ago in Commentary about the book All the President's Men, holds that reporters pry secrets out of government.
  • I don't think we need to pry answers out of our children.
Sinónimos
wring, wrest, worm out, screw, squeeze, extract, prize;
British winkle out

Origen

Early 19th century: from the verb prize2, interpreted as pries, third person singular of the present tense.

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