scope out


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scope someone or something out

Sl. to look someone or something over; to check someone or something out. Hey, scope the new car out! Dave was scoping out all the girls.
See also: out, scope

scope out

v.
To make a preliminary inspection of something: The crew scoped out possible locations for the movie. Before the thieves robbed the bank, they spent weeks scoping it out.
See also: out, scope