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scope out

1. To make a preliminary investigation, inspection, or analysis of something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "scope" and "out." We need to scope out some locations for the music video this weekend. Someone's gotta scope the joint out before we can hit it.
2. verb, slang To look with interest at someone who one finds attractive. A noun or pronoun can be used between "scope" and "out." He spent the whole date scoping out other girls, so, no, I don't think it went very well. There's some girl at the bar scoping you out, Chris—you should go over and talk to her.
See also: out, scope

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.
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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.
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scope someone out

tv. to look someone over; to check someone out. Dave was scoping out all the girls.
See also: out, scope, someone
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The Scoped Out has a 65-gallon stern livewell and a standard 50-gallon well at the prep station.
Next, and the most salient feature of Scoped Out, is its tower, built for Brad's penchant for sight fishing.
A long list of other small installation details round out the Scoped Out (see the photos).
With the Scoped Out's twin 350 Yamaha, 5.3 liter V8s, the burn is about 1.2 gallons a mile at 30 knots with the boat about half full of fuel--that's 180 gallons of fuel, 60 gallons of fresh water, and about six or seven guys, plus stern baitwell full and full gear load.