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As she bumbled around she didn't have a clue I was giving I spent a wonderful afternoon poking around like an old bear.
followed by hours and sometimes days of poking around the suspect file system and log files trying to confirm their suspicions.
I think on a general level men are much more adventurous and more interested in poking around and seeing what's there, whereas women will really take time and really investigate possible partners or dates online.
Hephaestion went "underground,' poking around Sidon incognito with an interpreter, looking for a person worthy to be the new king.
This fall new squads of inspectors poking around the country could furnish valuable data to the United States, heightening the effectiveness of a subsequent military attack.
There will be a good few promising sorts poking around in the next few weeks," said the trainer, "but at this stage I would say he deserves to be considered for the race.
So when Darry foolishly starts poking around The Creeper's lair, Trish shrieks: 'You know that part in scary movies where somebody does something really stupid, and everybody hates them for it?
Voste ll was, of course, a psychic, and I have no doubt that the study of his oeuvre may lead to a far better grip on whatever future we may have in store than would poking around in Nostradamus.
Hamzah received death threats for poking around this story.
I started poking around and asking dancers if they thought they would go for this.
After a decade poking around wacky American beliefs in future earth changes, extraterrestrial visits, and other assorted phenomena, it is no wonder that Heard developed a need to check things out for himself.
He just traipses about, poking around and seeing what other peoples around the world do to get by each day.