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1informalhusmearcuriosearfisgonearto snoop around / about — husmear
- don't snoop into things that don't concern you — no te metas en lo que no te importa
- The idea of the state snooping into the affairs of private citizens is anathema in a country which takes individual liberties seriously.
- The idea of Government employees snooping through people's private records is one that will cause alarm.
- 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.
- It's when the media and the activists start snooping around that the problems start.
- Protect your privacy and keep anyone from snooping into your information.
- 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.
- 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.
- When there's a guy who breaks into my business and snoops around without my permission, it gets pretty important to me!
- While my sister was snooping in my room she spotted the Canada guide and asked if she could read it.
- This is why she shouldn't be snooping in my private letters, for crying out loud!
- One of his agents is Jack who snoops about and pinpoints dangerous but valuable potential crimes.
- Does this involve snooping around company dustbins, intercepting illicit cargoes in high-speed chases?
- Mom will probably look a little guilty and may admit she snooped.
- This isn't just a question of nosy politicians snooping on the citizens they are supposed to be representing.
- There's no telling what he'll do when he snoops around my house and finds out what's really going on.
- 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.
- After snooping round the house for a bit, we rode our bikes back to the hotel.
- I left it in the middle of his bed knowing that he would know I snooped to find it, but I didn't care.
- It's every parent's dream: a device for snooping on what teenagers get up to in the family car.
1(person)fisgón masculinefisgona feminine
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
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