Translation of pry in Spanish:


(pries, prying, pried)
Pronunciation: /praɪ/


  • curiosear, husmear to pry into sth entrometerse en algo I don't wish to pry, but … no quisiera entrometerme or ser indiscreto pero … keep it away from prying eyes escóndelo de miradas indiscretas


  • (especially American English/especialmente inglés norteamericano) (+ adverb complement/+ adverbio predicativo) she pried the lid open levantó la tapa (haciendo palanca) I pried it out with a spoon lo saqué con una cuchara I'll go with Jim, if I can pry him away from the TV iré con Jim si logro arrancarlo de delante del televisor

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