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scope sth/sb out

US informal
phrasal verb with scope uk   /skəʊp/  us   /skoʊp/ verb
to look carefully to see if something or someone is interesting or attractive: We scoped out the local shops and facilities to see if it would be a good place to rent a flat.
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