to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open;
"The burglar jimmied the lock"
"Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail"
make an uninvited or presumptuous inquiry;
"They pried the information out of him"
regard highly; think much of;
"I respect his judgement"
"We prize his creativity"
- She used a chisel to prise off the lid.
- The box had been prised open.
- She'd promised not to talk, and nothing we could do could prise the information out of her.
- Newspaper reporters have been trying to prise the details from the White House spokesman.
Two were..fighting, while the rest..struggled to prise them apart.出自： S. Brett
She prised the cover off.出自： G. Lord
Chunks of debris were prised loose.出自： R. Thomas