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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The search engine scours the Internet for information that it can use to print palm-sized renderings of items as diverse as hippopotamuses or fighter jets.
Cleartrip has been painstakingly localised for each country, and scours the internet for the most competitive prices on hotels and flights; it is the only online travel agency that offers global booking on low cost carriers.
Love Your Larder aims to provide a platform for food producers to sell their wares while retaining their independence, and also features a blog which scours the internet for innovative recipes and producers.
Marietta brings him on her talk show to talk prophecy where he is both rightly and wrongly identified as a true biblical prophet; Rick enlists him to go to Wall Street to destroy the "epicentre of greed" via one of his telecommunications devices; Alison, meanwhile, scours the Internet for clues about the real identity of this evasive creature who tells her, "You might say I'm from the Middle East." As events accelerate, the Pope decides to travel to Newfoundland, CNN gets wind of the hysteria and sends a crew to St.
on Friday launched LMK.com, a free online magazine that scours the Internet for news and photos and presents the information as topic pages.