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Phrasal Verbs: Scout

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Question 1
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
Sam will scout about a new salesgirl for the shop.
B
Sam will scout in a new salesgirl for the shop.
Question 1 Explanation: 
The correct expression is “scout about” which means to look in different places for something.
Question 2
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
I will have to scout around for a likely candidate for this job.
B
I will have to scout in for a likely candidate for this job.
Question 2 Explanation: 
The correct expression is “scout around” which means to look in different places for something.
Question 3
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
The student spent weeks scouting out the answer.
B
The student spent weeks scouting the answer.
Question 3 Explanation: 
The correct expression is “scout out” which means to search for something.
Question 4
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
I scouted round for my bag, but I couldn’t find it.
B
I scouted for my bag, but I couldn’t find it.
Question 4 Explanation: 
The correct expression is “scout round” which means to look in different places for something.
Question 5
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
They need to scout up a costume for the party.
B
They need to scout in a costume for the party.
Question 5 Explanation: 
The correct expression is “scout up” which means to try to find someone for a task or requirement.
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