poke one's nose into

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poke one's nose into

  1. to interfere or try to intervene in an issue that does not concern one.
    • Attributed to the humorist SJ Perelman.
      "Have a nice day, Mr Perelman!" said the cabbie. "Listen!" he said, "Don't poke your nose into my affairs. I'll have the kind of day I want to."

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