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scout about (for someone or something)

To search, inspect, or look around an area (for someone or something). I've been scouting about for a suitable plot of land to build our house, but it's been tough finding one! With Jimmy's arm broken, we'll have to scout about for a new pitcher.
See also: scout, someone

scout around (for someone or something)

To search, inspect, or look around an area (for someone or something). I've been scouting around for a suitable plot of land to build our house, but it's been tough finding one. Scout around the yard to see if you can find my lost ring.
See also: around, scout, someone
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Webelos is a Scouting program for boys who have completed third grade or are age 10.
As a plea for tolerant, inclusive Boy Scouting, On My Honor's most compelling arguments rely upon the author's moral convictions and his affectionate, warts-and-all portrait of a modern troop in camp.
If a scouting program cannot be found or purchased, a simple data base may suffice.
The youths were honored for achieving the Eagle Scout rank, the highest award in Scouting.
Although the efforts of high profile figures like Cicco, Fascitelli, Mosler and Fried Frank's chairman, Jonathan Mechanic, who also spoke at the event, have been critical in raising industry awareness for Scouting, Cicco remarked how receptive and generous the real estate industry in Manhattan has been in its support.
I'm afraid people are getting the impression that every time someone stands up for scouting, they get at tacked," DeCarlo says.
By uniforms, insignia, and such association with Whit tier employees, the Explorer Scouting program will generally be identified by the general public as under the control of the city their taxes support.
West Award, an honor named for the first chief executive officer of the Boy Scouts of America who established an endowment fund in 1910 to ensure the future of scouting in New York City.
A few weeks ago, I was ignoring a stream of e-mails from Scouting for All, a left-wing activist group attempting to force change in the Boy Scouts' policy on homosexuals and God.
Over the years the Hollywood director has made financial contributions to scouting facilities and endowed a cinematography award for aspiring scout filmmakers.
As a Scout, Judge Hittner earned 81 merit badges (every one offered in Scouting at the time), and six Palms (awarded for achievements after achieving the Eagle rank).
Boys, girls and adults can join Scouting by visiting their local fire stations.
They've really made a difference, helping to keep Scouting strong in this city, which in turn helps somany underprivileged children stay on the right track.
The scouting movement was founded in England in 1907 by Lt.
Noel's newly formed Northern New England Coalition for Inclusive Scouting is just one of the local, regional, and national activist groups formed by ousted scout leaders.