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pry

[praɪ] брит. / амер.

    1. сущ.

      1. = Paul Pry любопытный человек

      2. проявление любопытства

    2. гл.

      1. любопытствовать, совать нос в чужие дела

      2. выведывать, выпытывать

      3. = pry about вглядываться, всматриваться

  1. амер.; = prise

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pry

[praɪ]

v; неодобр.

вмешиваться

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I don't want to pry into your family affairs.
— Я не хочу вмешиваться в твои семейные дела.
Joyce, James / A Portrait of the Artist as a Young ManДжойс, Джеймс / Портрет художника в юности
Портрет художника в юности
Джойс, Джеймс
© Перевод М. Богословской. Наследники, 2007
© Оформление, издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2007
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Joyce, James
© 2007 BiblioBazaar
Indeed, the wish to pry into futurity, so general among the human race, is peculiarly to be found amongst those who trade in state mysteries and the dangerous intrigues and cabals of courts.
Действительно, желание заглянуть в будущее, столь свойственное всем людям, особенно часто встречается среди тех, кто связан с государственными тайнами, опасными интригами и коварством придворной жизни.
Scott, Walter / KenilworthСкотт, Вальтер / Кенилворт
Кенилворт
Скотт, Вальтер
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1963
Kenilworth
Scott, Walter
© BiblioLife, LLC
«Now!» Scott warned, giving the final pry.
– Ну! – крикнул Скотт, сделав последнее усилие.
London, Jack / White FangЛондон, Джек / Белый Клык
Белый Клык
Лондон, Джек
© Издательство «ОЛМА-ПРЕСС», 2002
White Fang
London, Jack
© Wordsworth Editions Limited 1992
She knows she will not be able to pry Nelson this open soon again.
Для нее совершенно очевидно, что ей не скоро удастся вызвать его на такой же откровенный разговор.
Updike, John / Rabbit At RestАпдайк, Джон / Кролик успокоился
Кролик успокоился
Апдайк, Джон
© Перевод. Н. Роговская, 2009
© ООО Издательство "АСТ МОСКВА", 2009
© John Updike, 1990
Rabbit At Rest
Updike, John
© 1990 by John Updike
In any case, if I were in your place, I would not pry into such dirty corners, I would not soil my hands with it.
Во всяком случае, я бы не полезла на твоем месте за такою дрянью в карман, я не стала бы мараться.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The possessedДостоевский, Фёдор / Бесы
Бесы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
The possessed
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
“It’s easier to pry open the weaker one.
– Признание легче выжать из слабой, как ты говоришь, личности.
Robb, J.D. / Strangers In DeathРобертс, Нора / Бархатная смерть
Бархатная смерть
Робертс, Нора
© 2008 by Nora Roberts
© Издание на русском языке ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2009
© Перевод. Н. Миронова, 2009
Strangers In Death
Robb, J.D.
© 2008 by Nora Roberts
I don’t want to pry into what doesn’t concern me.
Я не хочу совать свой нос в то, что меня не касается.
Maugham, Somerset / The Moon and SixpenceМоэм, Сомерсет / Луна и грош
Луна и грош
Моэм, Сомерсет
© Издательство «Правда», 1982
The Moon and Sixpence
Maugham, Somerset
© 2007 BiblioBazaar
He began to pry about the saddle and engine of the drachenflieger in search for tools.
Он заглянул под седло летательной машины и в мотор, ища инструменты.
Wells, Herbert George / The war in the airУэллс, Герберт / Война в воздухе
Война в воздухе
Уэллс, Герберт
© Издательство "Правда", 1964
The war in the air
Wells, Herbert George
© the Literary Executors of the Estate of H. G. Wells
The others were standing around and watching him pry open the candy machine
Остальные стояли и смотрели, как он вскрывает автомат, торгующий сладостями
King, Stephen / CellКинг, Стивен / Мобильник
Мобильник
Кинг, Стивен
Cell
King, Stephen
© 2006 by Stephen King
Oba used the chisel to pry on the box.
Он пытался открыть шкатулку с помощью стамески.
Goodkind, Terry / The pillars of creationГудкайнд, Терри / Седьмое правило Волшебника: Столпы творения
Седьмое правило Волшебника: Столпы творения
Гудкайнд, Терри
© Теrry Goodkind, 2001
© Перевод Н.Романецкий, 2003
© ООО "Издательство ACT", 2003
The pillars of creation
Goodkind, Terry
© 2001 by Теrry Goodkind
She knew that his dreams lay on the other side, and she was sure she could find a way through, but there had been nothing to work on, nothing to pry at.
Девушка знала: по ту сторону лежат сны Ранда; и была убеждена, что рано или поздно сумеет пробиться сквозь барьер. Однако имелась одна закавыка - не на что было воздействовать, не на что смотреть.
Jordan, Robert / The Fires of HeavenДжордан, Роберт / Огни небес
Огни небес
Джордан, Роберт
The Fires of Heaven
Jordan, Robert
© 1993 by The Bandersnatch Group, Inc.
Nick leaned against her arm, blocking her from Bill's sight—he felt so good and solid, like an anchor, like her last hope — and began to pry Bill's fingers from her arm.
Ник налег на ее руку, загораживая собой Билла, – он казался таким крепким и уверенным, как якорь спасения, – и начал отрывать пальцы Билла от запястья Куинн.
Crusie, Jennifer / Crazy for YouКрузи, Дженнифер / Без ума от тебя
Без ума от тебя
Крузи, Дженнифер
Crazy for You
Crusie, Jennifer
© 1999 by Jennifer Crusie
No administrative or judicial court was provided for and, as we have seen, the tribunals were forbidden to pry into the affairs of the Gestapo.
Нельзя было обращаться ни в какую административную или судебную инстанцию, и мы видели, что судам запрещено было вмешиваться в дела гестапо.
Delarue, Jacques / The Gestapo: A History of HorrorДеларю, Жак / История гестапо
История гестапо
Деларю, Жак
© Перевод на русский язык Издательская группа «Прогресс» 1992
© 1962, «Fayard»
The Gestapo: A History of Horror
Delarue, Jacques
© Pen & Sword Books Ltd, 2008
©Jacques Delarue, 2008
But let it pass, and to hell with all who pry into the human heart!
Но пусть, пусть так и будет и черт дери всех шпионов сердца человеческого!
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
Sheila did not pry further, as it was considered impolite.
От дальнейших расспросов Шейла воздержалась, сочтя это невежливым.
DeChancie, John / Castle KidnappedДе Ченси, Джон / Замок похищенный
Замок похищенный
Де Ченси, Джон
Castle Kidnapped
DeChancie, John
© 1989 by John DeChancie

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pry bar
монтажка
pry-bar welder
рычажный пистолет для точечной сварки
pry into
совать нос

Word forms

pry

verb
Basic forms
Pastpried
Imperativepry
Present Participle (Participle I)prying
Past Participle (Participle II)pried
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I prywe pry
you pryyou pry
he/she/it priesthey pry
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am pryingwe are prying
you are pryingyou are prying
he/she/it is pryingthey are prying
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have priedwe have pried
you have priedyou have pried
he/she/it has priedthey have pried
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been pryingwe have been prying
you have been pryingyou have been prying
he/she/it has been pryingthey have been prying
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I priedwe pried
you priedyou pried
he/she/it priedthey pried
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was pryingwe were prying
you were pryingyou were prying
he/she/it was pryingthey were prying
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had priedwe had pried
you had priedyou had pried
he/she/it had priedthey had pried
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been pryingwe had been prying
you had been pryingyou had been prying
he/she/it had been pryingthey had been prying
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will prywe shall/will pry
you will pryyou will pry
he/she/it will prythey will pry
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be pryingwe shall/will be prying
you will be pryingyou will be prying
he/she/it will be pryingthey will be prying
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have priedwe shall/will have pried
you will have priedyou will have pried
he/she/it will have priedthey will have pried
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been pryingwe shall/will have been prying
you will have been pryingyou will have been prying
he/she/it will have been pryingthey will have been prying
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would prywe should/would pry
you would pryyou would pry
he/she/it would prythey would pry
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be pryingwe should/would be prying
you would be pryingyou would be prying
he/she/it would be pryingthey would be prying
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have priedwe should/would have pried
you would have priedyou would have pried
he/she/it would have priedthey would have pried
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been pryingwe should/would have been prying
you would have been pryingyou would have been prying
he/she/it would have been pryingthey would have been prying
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am priedwe are pried
you are priedyou are pried
he/she/it is priedthey are pried
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being priedwe are being pried
you are being priedyou are being pried
he/she/it is being priedthey are being pried
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been priedwe have been pried
you have been priedyou have been pried
he/she/it has been priedthey have been pried
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was priedwe were pried
you were priedyou were pried
he/she/it was priedthey were pried
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being priedwe were being pried
you were being priedyou were being pried
he/she/it was being priedthey were being pried
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been priedwe had been pried
you had been priedyou had been pried
he/she/it had been priedthey had been pried
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be priedwe shall/will be pried
you will be priedyou will be pried
he/she/it will be priedthey will be pried
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been priedwe shall/will have been pried
you will have been priedyou will have been pried
he/she/it will have been priedthey will have been pried

pry

noun
SingularPlural
Common caseprypries
Possessive casepry'spries'