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snoop

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsnoopsnoop /snuːp/ verb [intransitive]  FIND OUTto try to find out about someone’s private affairs by secretly looking in their house, examining their possessions etcsnoop around/about I caught him snooping around in my office.snoop on reporters snooping on celebritiessnoop noun [singular]snooper noun [countable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
snoopEvery one of these nodes presents the opportunity for snooping.I have ideas and you snoop.Internet e-mail is obviously far less secure than the postal system, where envelopes protect correspondence from casual snooping.That suited Fenn fine: he preferred to snoop alone.What are you doing snooping around in my room?Lil in any case has a breakfast meeting with those Fox Ghosts I saw snooping around Mephistco on my last trip back.In the early forties, predecessors of Joe McCarthy were snooping around trying to spot Communists in government.There was most definitely somebody snooping around.Richard Nixon feared the moral consequences even as he ordered the snooping campaign that led to Watergate.Technology is making it easier to snoop on just about anybody.Bob caught her snooping through the papers on his desk.snoop around/aboutFirst Pollitt's lot, then Platt's, snooping around.There was most definitely somebody snooping around.Anyway, I've got to go in and snoop around a bit.Lil in any case has a breakfast meeting with those Fox Ghosts I saw snooping around Mephistco on my last trip back.In the early forties, predecessors of Joe McCarthy were snooping around trying to spot Communists in government.
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Verb table
snoop
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysnoop
he, she, itsnoops
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysnooped
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave snooped
he, she, ithas snooped
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad snooped
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill snoop
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have snooped
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam snooping
he, she, itis snooping
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you, we, theyare snooping
Past
I, he, she, itwas snooping
you, we, theywere snooping
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been snooping
he, she, ithas been snooping
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been snooping
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be snooping
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been snooping
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