stick (one's) nose in(to) (something)

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stick (one's) nose in(to) (something)

To involve oneself in an intrusive or nosy manner into something that is not one's business or responsibility. I wish my neighbors would quit sticking their noses in and just leave us alone! Liam, don't stick your nose into your brother's affairs—he can manage well enough on his own.
See also: nose, stick
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It's just another example of coppers sticking their noses into something which is none of their business rather than doing what we pay them for - catching criminals.
WHY are politicians sticking their noses into something that is nothing to do with them?
John Evans, who farms near Newcastle Emlyn, said, ``There are far too many townies sticking their noses into something that does not concern them.