Nose around

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Related to Nose around: follow one's nose
v. look around or search, especially where one has no authority to do so; to pry; to be nosy. Same as nose{2}, v. i.
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AFTER a nose around Waterstone Home's latest luxury homes development, Chapters in Dinas Powys, we cornered their interior designer Claire Gillard from Sunrise Interiors until she spilt the beans on her five top tips.
We've already had a nose around this car and know that it has 345bhp and four-wheel drive but the big news to come out of Frankfurt is that it will do 0-62mph in 4.
On the morning we went for a long walk and we were having a nose around the castle.
BUNER -- Elders of the area have extended all out support to Daggar police against crimes and criminals especially narcotics trade, gambling, pick pocketing and adultery and hoped Station House Officer would further tight nose around anti social elements.
They took cartilage from Xiaolian's ribs and implanted it on his forehead; then they stretched the skin on his forehead, molding it into the shape of a nose around the cartilage; new capillaries began growing on the structure.
Najam Sethi would utilize his best abilities to overcome electricity and gas shortage by tightening nose around the pilferage.
But when he placed a common mole in a semicircular arena with a chopped-up bit of earthworm as bait, he says, "it would wiggle its nose around and go in a beeline toward the food.
Nasal Sanitizer has a natural citrus scent and its solution is applied with a swab to the front of the nose around the nostrils where many infections first occur.
Does everyone have to walk with a broken nose around Hollywood Boulevard?
The public say they are more than happy to nose around the homes of the rich and famous.
Since it was advertised for sale nearly two weeks ago, Powerhouse Properties has been jammed with callers who want to have a nose around the Dhs250 million Palm Jumeirah villa.