There are 2 main translations of pry in German:

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pry 1

British English: /prʌɪ/
American English: /praɪ/

intransitive verb

  • neugierig sein

Phrasal verbs

pry about

intransitive verb
herumschnüffeln [colloquial] [derogatory] od. -spionieren

pry into

transitive verb
seine Nase stecken in
+ Akk. [colloquial] (Angelegenheit)
herumschnüffeln in
+ Dat. [colloquial] [derogatory] (Buch, Brief)

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There are 2 main translations of pry in German:

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pry 2

transitive verb

(American English)
  • 1 (get with effort) See examples:pry something open
    etwas aufbrechen
    pry a secret etc. out of somebody
    jemandem ein Geheimnis usw. abringen

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