PHRASAL VERBS,PHRASAL VERBS, PHRASAL VERBS!

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SNOOP AROUND, SNOOP ROUND, SNOOP ABOUT, DROP IN (1), DROP INTO (1)

snoop around = look around a place trying to find secrets (irritating other people)
examples:
  • A man was snooping around our shop this morning. He pretended to be a customer but I had a feeling he wanted to find out about our business.
  • If she comes again snooping around, tell her it is not her business what we do in our family. 
  • They were snooping around the office and I thought they were tax collectors.
  • The manager sometimes comes downstairs to snoop about.
  • His secretary 's job is mainly to snoop around the office and report to the boss.
  • The inspector came by and started asking questions. He is snooping around to find more about the case.
drop in (on somebody) / (at a place, into a place) = make a short visit (usually without calling first)
examples:
  • I dropped in to see Jane yesterday.
  • I dropped in at the hospital to see my grandmother.
  • My children always drop in on me every weekend.
  • Drop in to see me when you are in town.
  • I dropped in on Mary on my way to the office.
  • Could you drop in at the doctor's and get the prescription for my medicine?
  • We dropped into a bar for a beer.
  • I dropped into the supermarket for some milk and butter.
  • I dropped into the baker's for a loaf of bread.

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