Expressing expressions!

pry
(v)
Meaning

1. use leverage to raise or open something

1st Sample Sentence

1. The monkey tried to pry open the window with a screwdriver.

2nd Meaning

2. inquire impertinently; to ask questions about personal matters that are none of your business

2nd Sample Sentence

2. I don't like it when people pry: if I want to tell them something about my personal life, I will, without being asked.

Mnemonics

sounds like spy who interferes in others' private affairs and also OPENS up some secrets

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