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poke someone in something

to strike or jab someone in some body part. Billy poked Bobby in the tummy and made him cry. She poked herself in the eye accidentally.
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Well, I would rather have a poke in the eye from a needle than to cuddle up to a dog that will attack you if you get on the wrong side of it.
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So Danielle and I ended up having a poke in Fermanagh.
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