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scope out

scope out

Date: Dec 09 2010

引語

1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

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“I’m very nervous about giving birth. I don’t know how much privacy you have in the hospital. I have to scope it out.”

- Singer Mariah Carey talking about her baby fears. (Us Weekly)

定義

1. 定義 - Study the definition.

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investigate; research; check out

2. 用法 - Learn how the slang is used.

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There are a lot of different instruments used for viewing things that end in scope. For instance, you use a telescope to view the stars. And you use a microscope to look at really, really tiny things like cells or germs.

So it makes sense that the expression scope out has to do with looking. When you scope something out, it’s similar to checking something out. You look at, explore, or investigate it, in order to gather more information about it.

Mariah Carey is pregnant with her first baby. She is excited about being pregnant, but she’s also nervous about giving birth. She has no idea what the hospital will be like where she will have the baby. So she wants to scope it out in advance. That way, she’ll know what it’s like before the baby comes, and maybe she’ll feel less nervous.

What was the last thing you scoped out?

範例

1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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“When we go to Mexico City, I want to scope out the club scene.”

“Will you scope out the party for me and make sure my ex isn’t there?”

“Louise spent the weekend scoping out her new neighborhood.”

猜對了

1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

Gaby313 To investigate it.
作者 Gaby313
Lady GoGo examine it carefully, assess
作者 Lady GoGo
rawdy22 I've to check out or to figure out how much privacy does person have in the hospital ???
作者 rawdy22
ilovepeace To examine in more detail, to take a closer look at.
作者 ilovepeace

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Marcelolic

Marcelolic

Brazil

So that way,I’m type of person that when I’m wanting to buy interesting stuff I scope it out in some places before I solve to buy,so I always scope out for good prices before to buy :)

11:00 AM Jun 29 2011 |

Natalia 1979

Romania

to be more careful to check again

07:38 PM Dec 18 2010 |

hasannasrallah

Yemen

i should scope the equipment out befor the concert

12:43 PM Dec 13 2010 |

mshare

mshare

Saudi Arabia

Recently I scoped some areas out to choose the most inviting place so start business in

09:29 AM Dec 13 2010 |

sunyu922

China

I am looking for job resently. I think everytime I went to interview that it is a good chance to scope the company out.

01:24 AM Dec 11 2010 |

lenny80a

Germany

I've been scoping out the feedbacks from my English teachers. I was properly greatfuly for my assesement! Thanks so much English, baby!

 

11:33 AM Dec 10 2010 |

blueskun

blueskun

China

Before a new job most of us will scope out something about it

12:12 AM Dec 10 2010 |

k novel

India

tomorrow i will scope out the area to look a suitable place for my shop. really meaning of this slang is interesting

09:00 PM Dec 09 2010 |

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KARTHIK

KARTHIK

India

please tell me anyone my sentence is right or wrong?????

06:32 PM Dec 09 2010 |

KARTHIK

KARTHIK

India

I want to scope out my future wife…and also scope out about their family…..

06:29 PM Dec 09 2010 |

ramesh.sinha1

India

I would like to scope out what's the  next marketing trend.

05:03 PM Dec 09 2010 |

lunita_bella

Dominican Republic

i'd like to  scope out something about my future.

04:40 PM Dec 09 2010 |

MUHAMMAD92

MUHAMMAD92

Saudi Arabia

i travele to scope out whate in the world

04:40 PM Dec 09 2010 |

devilrock

devilrock

Morocco

scope out my brand-new car!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ;-)

11:25 AM Dec 09 2010 |

Eder_lima

Brazil

I've been scoping out a course like this!

10:58 AM Dec 09 2010 |

mitra.700

mitra.700

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

i havent scoped out anything recently.

 

10:06 AM Dec 09 2010 |

autrek

autrek

Ireland

it's more like to search places in advance, but if you want to see your baby's temp,

I was watching out….some thing like this 

09:56 AM Dec 09 2010 |

tr0yquint0

tr0yquint0

Philippines

scope out is also doing research or looking for something that will meet your needs. When I was in the mall i scoped out this boutique for new arrival rubber shoes.

08:39 AM Dec 09 2010 |

jodosedu@hotmail.com

Nicaragua

Scope out is like checking somrthing out

06:41 AM Dec 09 2010 |

hermelina

Serbia and Montenegro

I scoped out why my baby had a temperature

 

05:50 AM Dec 09 2010 |

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