How to use Pry in a sentence

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  • I don't mean to pry, but you seem on edge.

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  • I'm just trying to pry your eyes open.

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  • Let's leave it this way; I'll not pry if you're forthcoming.

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  • Dusty and Jule knew better than to pry what happened when he confronted Claire.

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  • I just don't want to pry into your private life.

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  • I was hoping to pry the name of the gold-digger out of him!

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  • Lisa hesitated, not wanting to pry and not sure if the conversation was supposed to end there.

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  • Did Jenn tell you, or did you pry it out of her head?

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  • Why not pry the information out of her mind like you do everyone else?

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  • I don't mean to pry, Howie, but can you tell me why she's estranged from her family and what are the complications she mentions?

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  • I was there when Quinn hid it after Martha locked them out and he had to pry a window.

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  • Dusty didn't pry; she shouldn't have told him what she did.

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  • But in spite of a quantum measure of misery, it was a holiday weekend, the day was beautiful, as Dean discerned as soon as he managed to pry his eyes open and inhale the smell of Fred's coffee.

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  • Claire screamed, unable to pry her hands free of the axe's handle.

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  • I didn't mean to pry.

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  • He grunted and started to take her arms to pry her away.

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  • She hesitated, aware she never should've told Damian, let alone allowed Xander to pry the answer out of her when they'd met.

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  • But she wouldn't be the one to hurt him again, and he wasn't going to be the one to pry open the door to her heart.

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  • Katie touched the roots ensnaring the sleeping woman's ankle.  The mess baffled her, as if the roots themselves had reached out to grab Deidre's ankles instead of her slipping and stumbling into them.  The gnarly roots were twisted and thick, wrapped too tightly for her to pry them apart.

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  • Puzzle games are always a fun and often colorful way to pry your mind off less pleasant things.

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  • Use a pry bar and carefully remove any trim from around the window on both the inside and outside of the home.

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  • The ring can be soaked to help loosen dirt, but sharp objects or pins should never be used to pry out dirt - the ring could be easily scratched, and repairs on delicate, elaborate designs can be expensive.

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  • If you have trouble, carefully use a knife to pry the candle out.

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  • Tammy shrugged her tiny shoulders, the large blue eyes imploring her not to pry.

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  • His crying and shifting distracted her from the strange world around her and made her head pulse, as if he were trying to pry his way into her unwilling mind.

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  • Use a pry bar to force in the last row, again making sure to leave a 1/4-inch expansion space along the wall.

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  • Remove the fastener screws from the framing or if the window is nailed in place; you can pry them out with a hammer or cut through the nails using a saber saw.

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  • If you have a hard time removing faceplates when you're ready to switch up your look, you can pick up a faceplate removal pry tool for $4.95.

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  • Using the small flat head screw driver, carefully pry the connector off starting on the sit without the bare pins exposed.

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  • Show an interest in what your teenager is doing at school and out of school but do n't pry into their personal lives.

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  • Preliminary reports state the Morgan Freeman was conscious, lucid and even cracked a few jokes with the rescue team despite the fact that they had to use the Jaws of Life to pry the 71-year-old actor from the car.

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  • A Great Pyrenees Mountain Dog, lovingly referred to as a Great Pry, is strikingly beautiful to behold and moves with a sense of gracefulness unexpected from a dog of its size.

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  • If there's a decorative faucet cap on the handle, pry it off with a flat head screwdriver.

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  • When it comes to tools that you can use to pry tiles from the floor, there are several options.

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  • Scrape forward to pry the tile from the floor.

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  • Wedge the blade between the corner of a tile and the sub-floor to pry the tile loose.

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  • This will cause the glue to soften, making it easier to pry the individual tiles up.

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  • The first step in removing vinyl tiles is to pry the tiles from sub-flooring.

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  • No sort of espionage is attempted, no effort made to penetrate privacy; no claim to pry into the secret actions of law-abiding persons is or would be tolerated; the agents of authority must not seek information by underhand or unworthy means.

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