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pry

US [praɪ]
UK [praɪ]
  • n.窥探;窥视;撬具;杆子
  • v.打听
  • Web刺探;撬开;探查
Simple Present:pries  Present Participle:prying  Past Tense:pried  
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[i]
~ (into sth)
探听,打听,探查(隐私)to try to find out information about other people's private lives in a way that is annoying or rude
I'm sick of you prying into my personal life!
我讨厌你刺探我的私生活!
I'm sorry. I didn't mean to pry.
对不起,我并不想刺探别人的私事。
She tried to keep the children away from the prying eyes of the world's media.
她尽量使孩子们躲开世界上媒体猎奇的目光。

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