poke out

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Verb1.poke out - reach outward in space; "The awning extends several feet over the sidewalk"
be - occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere; "Where is my umbrella?" "The toolshed is in the back"; "What is behind this behavior?"

w>poke out

vivorstehen; the tortoise had its head poking out of its shelldie Schildkröte hatte ihren Kopf aus dem Panzer gestreckt; a handkerchief was poking out of his top pocketein Taschentuch schaute or guckte aus seiner Brusttasche hervor
vt sep
(= extend)hinausstrecken
(= remove by poking) he poked the dirt out with his fingerser pulte (inf)or kratzte den Schmutz mit den Fingern heraus; to poke somebody’s eye outjdm ein Auge ausstechen
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