In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1husmearcuriosearfisgonearto snoop around / about — husmear
- don't snoop into things that don't concern you — no te metas en lo que no te importa
- Does this involve snooping around company dustbins, intercepting illicit cargoes in high-speed chases?
- It's every parent's dream: a device for snooping on what teenagers get up to in the family car.
- The idea of the state snooping into the affairs of private citizens is anathema in a country which takes individual liberties seriously.
- Rather than snooping around and trying to retrieve it I thought it would be best to just own up and ask if you've seen it.
- One of his agents is Jack who snoops about and pinpoints dangerous but valuable potential crimes.
- This isn't just a question of nosy politicians snooping on the citizens they are supposed to be representing.
- When there's a guy who breaks into my business and snoops around without my permission, it gets pretty important to me!
- This feature is basically a game wherein the viewer can snoop around Eddie's office and find all kinds of information about the production of the film.
- I left it in the middle of his bed knowing that he would know I snooped to find it, but I didn't care.
- There's no telling what he'll do when he snoops around my house and finds out what's really going on.
- In the meantime, I suggest you stop snooping on what the neighbours are doing and tend to your own lives.
- I catch her going through my drawers and backpack, and she snoops on my little brother even more, searching his room and listening to his phone conversations.
- The idea of Government employees snooping through people's private records is one that will cause alarm.
- While my sister was snooping in my room she spotted the Canada guide and asked if she could read it.
- Protect your privacy and keep anyone from snooping into your information.
- This is why she shouldn't be snooping in my private letters, for crying out loud!
- Mom will probably look a little guilty and may admit she snooped.
- After snooping round the house for a bit, we rode our bikes back to the hotel.
- It's when the media and the activists start snooping around that the problems start.
- And if it does know an intrusion occurred, the victim company ordinarily won't know whether the hacker just snooped around a little, or actually managed to see a lot.
1(person)fisgón masculinefisgona feminine
- My mother was a great snoop, she'd call it ‘cleaning up’ and I'd come home from a weekend at my Dad's to find she'd rifled through my things.
- After a quick reprimand and warning that Santa doesn't like snoops, the matter was dropped.
- That's when you catch the snoop in your rear-view mirror, methodically recording your license plate in a notepad.
- What I am saying is that if our personal information - some of it extraordinarily sensitive - is archived in corporate or government databases and protected only by the weak shield of the law, it's vulnerable to federal snoops.
- You think she was stalling so the snoop could finish her job?
- She didn't care that he was one of the cutest boys she'd ever seen, he was a nosy snoop and that was it!
- I had a feeling you would look, you little snoop.
- I was about to open it, but I heard voices echoing up the stairs, and, not wanting to appear as a snoop, I rushed back into the living room.
- But while Congress wants to shield citizens against government snoops, it has no such qualms when private companies collect the data.
- I hope he doesn't think I'm some kind of snoop for touching it.
- The blond cheerleader narrowed her eyes and then ignored the snoop.
- That's what I get for being a snoop, I guess - and for being so clumsy.
- Your personal matters and movements are supposed to be just that - personal, beyond the reach of either government or corporate snoops.
- That way, dutiful snoops can see if any of the hundreds of alien detainees in custody have ever purchased a firearm.
- Hiring a professional snoop is a good way to find out.
- And, as usual, the law is unlikely to catch the professional snoop.
- They could have been hiding photos and mementos of her somewhere, but I just wasn't born to be a snoop.
- He knew he shouldn't look through it, and he wasn't a snoop at heart, but it was calling him.
- Those punish snoops who pry into someone else's private affairs, anyone who publicly discloses embarrassing private facts, and publicity that shows someone in a false light.
- You're saying he was basically just being a snoop, and that's all there is to this?
2(act)to have a snoop around
- he had a good snoop around while you were out — estuvo husmeando / curioseando / fisgoneando por ahí mientras no estabas
- I'll have a snoop around for her keys — voy a echar una mirada por ahí a ver si encuentro sus llaves
- And if the neighbour dares to try and poke his nose in, pretending to wish me many happy returns when all he really wants is a good snoop around, he'll wish he hadn't.
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