scour (something or some place) for (someone or something)

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scour (something or some place) for (someone or something)

To search thoroughly inside of or all around some place or thing for someone or something. I've been scouring the internet for information about this strange new app my kids are using. We scoured the warehouse for evidence, but we couldn't find anything that would hold up in court.
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scour something for someone or something

to look carefully and thoroughly in something for someone or something. I scoured the entire roster of members for a person who would agree to run for president. The police scoured the entire area for any sign of the suspects.
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Visitors can swap months of scouring the internet for face-to-face consultations, and advice from the experts at 16 free seminars and 25 masterclasses.
Visitors can swap months of scouring the internet for face-to-face consultations and advice from the experts at 16 free seminars and 25 masterclasses.
Now, when scouring the internet for a handy travel deal to head to the beautiful island over the summer- this offer seemed too good to miss.
If you have no life, however, then you've been fruitlessly scouring the internet for substantive news about our club.
Jimmy Kimmel's propensity for scouring the internet for the harshest comments on celebrities continues, as the popular 'Celebrities Read Mean Tweets' chastised a new group of Hollywood actors.
PriceSpy said people are throwing money down the drain by not scouring the internet for the best deals.
IT WAS the not-so-secret "secret" show that had fans scouring the internet for a ticket, and the minute the Las Vegas favourites took to the stage it was easy to see why.
Robert''s Web (10.30pm) Peep Show actor Robert Webb hosts a comedy show offering an alternative take on the week''s online news and events, scouring the internet for the most popular uploads and the strangest social networking groups and user statuses.
Robert''s We b (10.30pm) Peep Show actor Robert Webb hosts a comedy show offering an alternative take on the week''s online news and events, scouring the internet for the most popular uploads and the strangest social networking groups and user statuses.
Robert's Web (10.30pm) Peep Show actor Robert Webb hosts a comedy show offering an alternative take on the week's online news and events, scouring the internet for the most popular uploads and the strangest social networking groups and user statuses.
"I don't want to make clothes for them For his eponymous line of menswear, Rubchinsky uses unruly punk posturing as a starting point, scouring the internet for inspration and exaggerating the old school silhouettes he finds.
According to Lisa Bondurant, director of public relations at The Communications Group, WellPoint was scouring the Internet for ideas to promote its internal wellness program and randomly came across the Healthy Arkansas Web site.
"Our directory saves volunteer and staff webmasters many hours that would otherwise be spent scouring the Internet for ideas and inspiration," said David Gillaspey, the directory's editor and founder, in a press release.
In the aftermath of Haka-gate, scouring the internet for Kiwi reaction, I came across a 10-minute report on a New Zealand radio station.
When he's not stalking a local soccer player or working at the Bulle, Switzerland, chocolate factory, 20-year-old Loic (Pierre Chatagny), spends his time scouring the Internet for male sex partners.