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To have removed from a particular place
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Past tense for to investigate or snoop around in someone else's business
“He wants to love and be loved by the woman, but he does not want her to question him or pry into his personal life.”
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Past tense for to interfere in someone else's business
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“He didn't pry into my other interests, and I didn't pry into his.”
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Past tense for to (secretly) listen in on a person's conversation
“He has been unable to locate the listening device that has allowed his former employers to pry into his private world.”
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Past tense for to remove or take out, especially with effort or force
“Pull the handle of the tool towards you to pry out the nail.”
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Past tense for to raise, move, or pull out or apart, typically with an instrument
“Karen, does your mother know you are trying to pry open the chest to see what's inside?”
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Past tense for to open or pull out or apart, especially with a lever or similar tool
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Past tense for look into
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Past tense for to search with one's hands and fingers
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Past tense for to make a vigorous and thorough search
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Broken open
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Past tense for to search for something, typically information
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Past tense for look thoughtfully for a long time at
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Past tense for to question or quiz, especially in a thorough or investigative manner
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