snoop around

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snoop around

To investigate, search through, or inquire impertinently into something or some place. Please tell me that the cops won't find any incriminating evidence if they start snooping around your office. Sarah's been snooping around, lately—I think she's starting to suspect me. I started snooping around the senator's campaign records and discovered a vast conspiracy of fraud and embezzlement.
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snoop around (something)

to look around in a place, trying to find out something secret or about someone else's affairs. Why are you snooping around my house? I am not snooping around.
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Jack had then shared that info with Eve (Kassie DePaiva), and as she snooped around in the hopes of finding info she could use that would make Jack a perfect candidate for Salem's mayor, she uncovered the truth.
AND Alex Jones's look of horror as The One Show guest Keith Lemon snooped around her home without her permission.
Once her son's in bed I've even snooped around the house looking at her clothes and underwear.
During this, an engineer snooped around people's computers using their unsecured Wi- Fi networks.
Then she told Ian she was fed up with the "endless round of lies and deceit", so planned to tell Sonia that she'd meddled in her life, snooped around and was now planning to wreck everything by trying to nick Chloe again.
The FBI duo have snooped around 17 abandoned warehouses and factories, used 166 torches and stayed in 19 motels.