English version

nose into something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnose into something phrasal verb informalto try to find out private information about someone or something, especially in a way that is annoying nose→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
nose into He merely watched the obscure corners of the busy planet and poked his stubby nose into dusty crannies.Jozia blew her red nose into her kerchief.She blew her nose into his handkerchief.I had nosed into the doings of the Bobbsey Creeps because they pissed me off.He rolled sideways and pressed his nose into the grass.Flora blew her nose into the pristine handkerchief, scrunched it into a ball and threw it on to the linoleum floor.The two catheters were taped together and passed through the nose into the stomach.Or maybe they resented a stranger poking his nose into their affairs?
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Verb table
nose
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theynose
he, she, itnoses
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theynosed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave nosed
he, she, ithas nosed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad nosed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill nose
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have nosed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam nosing
he, she, itis nosing
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you, we, theyare nosing
Past
I, he, she, itwas nosing
you, we, theywere nosing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been nosing
he, she, ithas been nosing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been nosing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be nosing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been nosing
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