poke about

phrasal verb

poked about; poking about; pokes about
British, informal
: to look around or search through something
He poked about in his closet for something to wear to the party.
often used figuratively
I don't want you poking about in my personal life.

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“Poke about.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/poke%20about. Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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