One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘she might start prying into his private affairs’
enquire impertinently into, investigate impertinently, be inquisitive about, be curious about, poke about in, poke around in, ferret in, ferret about in, ferret around in, delve into, eavesdrop on, listen in on
mind someone else's business, be a busybody, tap someone's phone
spy on, interfere in, meddle in, intrude on
informal poke one's nose in, poke one's nose into, stick one's nose in, stick one's nose into, be nosy, be nosy about, nose into, snoop about in, snoop around in, snoop round in
NZ Australian informal stickybeak
mind one's own business
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