pry off

pry off
phr verb
Pry off is used with these nouns as the object: ↑lid

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  • pry — [praı] v past tense and past participle pried present participle prying third person singular pries [Sense: 1,3; Date: 1300 1400; Origin: Origin unknown] [Sense: 2,4; Date: 1800 1900; Origin: prize to force up (17 21 centuries), from prize lever… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pry — UK [praɪ] / US verb Word forms pry : present tense I/you/we/they pry he/she/it pries present participle prying past tense pried past participle pried 1) [intransitive] to be interested in someone s personal life in a way that is annoying or… …   English dictionary

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