The right painted Obama as anti-Israel, hoping to pry Jewish voters from their Democratic roots.
Considering you would need a crowbar to pry them apart, it's true that food and wine in France share a special bond.
But dinner and homework waited and I had to pry them out of there.
Others want to pry it out and have two votes, one on government funding and one on the Syria dough.
The fingers somehow froze over the grenade, so I had to pry it out.
Walter Grierson took his wife's advice and did not attempt to pry into Jimmy's affairs.
"Just held him up to pry into his private affairs," she put it bluntly to herself.
"I do not seek to pry into matters which my husband thinks fit to conceal from me," she said, coldly.
Young people are entitled to their own privacy; I don't want to pry.
Yet he had little desire to pry into the private morality of kings or politicians.
"look inquisitively," c.1300, from prien "to peer in," of unknown origin, perhaps related to late Old English bepriwan "to wink." Related: Pried; prying. As a noun, "act of prying," from 1750; meaning "inquisitive person" is from 1845.
"raise by force," 1823, from a noun meaning "instrument for prying, crowbar;" alteration of prize (as though it were a plural) in obsolete sense of "lever" (c.1300), from Old French prise "a taking hold, grasp" (see prize (n.2)).