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poke one's nose into

Definition of poke one's nose into in English:

informal Take an intrusive interest in.
Example sentences
  • Also we tend not to get involved in some of the ‘intra-blog battles’ that rage across the web but they can be illuminating sometimes and are often fun to poke your nose into now and then.
  • It's also possible to go round the old manor house, to poke your nose into all the barns and have a look at the old farm equipment.
  • He had poked his nose into all her private affairs from the start, so why shouldn't she return the compliment?
pry into, interfere in, intrude on, butt into, meddle with
informal snoop into
See parent entry: poke
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