He had only said that because he was trying to discourage her from prying into his business.
Prying it loose and getting it to you might be a problem.
Sorry. That was a pretty blatant case of prying, wasn't it?
The severe Wilson, while rebuking her gaieties, allows that she was "a good woman," and that her character would stand the most prying investigation.
Carmen shrugged at Katie's questioning look, and stepped through the door, closing it against prying ears.
A realization he'd never touch them again didn't dispel the feeling I was prying into his world.
While the need for such meetings wasn't as dire or sinister as the first few days after Bird Song's opening, the three still gathered here, away from the guests, especially when they wished to discuss one or more of their paying customers beyond their prying ears.