"Just held him up to pry into his private affairs," she put it bluntly to herself.
(Aloud) I don't mean, my good girl, to pry into your family affairs.
Young people are entitled to their own privacy; I don't want to pry.
As to Mrs. Betts's former history, no one had the smallest right to pry into it.
It was one thing to pry into a man's secret; another, to help him escape ...