Using the tools at my disposal, I might have spied on almost any American citizen I chose.
Many former East Germans still do not know who spied on them, what was reported and the consequences.
I asked Stout whether he could name any right-wing journalists who spied for foreign governments.
Would the adversaries come to blows when they spied each other at the same East End party?
Kim Kardashian We spied, with our little eyes, something that may not have been as curvy as it appeared.
Amongst an uncommonly ugly medley, I spied the second clerk, about one hundred and fifty feet above my own level.
Raising his head, he spied a bamboo thicket in the distance.
For him all the music of the place had turned to laughing discord—until he spied her.
Their friend the werwolf had spied them from afar, and was ready to come to their rescue.
Unfortunately, Miss Mertons eyes had spied it on its journey.
mid-13c., from Old French espier "to spy," probably from Frankish *spehon, from Proto-Germanic *spekh- (cf. Old High German *spehon "to look out for, scout, spy," German spähen "to spy," Middle Dutch spien), the Germanic survivals of the productive PIE root *spek- "to look" (see scope (n.1)).
mid-13c., "one who spies on another," From Old French espie, probably from a Germanic source (see spy (v.)).