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


  • (esp AmE) (+ adv compl) 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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The most famous celebrations of Holy Week in the Spanish-speaking world are held in Seville. Lay brotherhoods, cofradías, process through the city in huge parades between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. Costaleros bear the pasos, huge floats carrying religious figures made of painted wood. Others, nazarenos (Nazarenes) and penitentes (penitents) walk alongside the pasos, in their distinctive costumes. During the processions they sing saetas, flamenco verses mourning Christ's passion. The Seville celebrations date back to the sixteenth century.