BEOLINGUS
Dictionary - TU Chemnitz

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in etw. herumschnüffeln {vi} to pry into sth.

herumschnüffelnd prying into

herumgeschnüffelt pried into

in jds. Privatleben herumschnüffeln to pry into sb.'s private life

in der Vergangenheit der Prominenten herumschnüffeln to pry into the past of the celebrities

herumspionieren; herumschnüffeln {vi} to snoop; to snoop around

herumspionierend; herumschnüffelnd snooping; snooping around

herumspioniert; herumgeschnüffelt snooped; snooped around

(an einem Ort) herumstöbern; herumschnüffeln {vi} to poke around / about [Br.]; to nose around (in a place)

herumstöbernd; herumschnüffelnd poking around / about; nosing around

herumgestöbert; herumgeschnüffelt poked around / about; nosed around

Er begann, im Schrank herumzustöbern, um den Süßstoff zu suchen. He began poking about in the cupboard, looking for the sweetener.

Die Polizei traf ihn in einem Wohnhaus an, wo er herumschnüffelte. The police found him poking around in a residential building.

Hör auf, in meinen Angelegenheiten herumzuschnüffeln! Stop poking around in my business!