poke/dig sb in the ribs Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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poke/dig sb in the ribs

to ​pushyourfingerquickly into someone's ​chest, usually to make them ​notice something or to ​stop them from doing or saying something
(Definition of poke/dig sb in the ribs from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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