nose into (something)

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nose into (something)

To investigate something; to try to find information about something, especially private, secret, or sensitive matters. The last thing we need right now are tax auditors nosing into our accounts. You really need to stop nosing into other people's affairs, or you're going to start losing friends.
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Repeat until he is deliberately and solidly bumping his nose into the halter.
Repeat until he eagerly pushes his nose into the loop.
Let your dog push his nose into the loop, gradually keeping it there longer and longer, until he is holding his nose in the loop for 10 seconds.
Let your dog push his nose into the nose loop, and then bring the collar straps behind the head for a second or two.
The nasal septum is the internal cartilage partition that divides the nose into two equal halves.