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thieve

División en sílabas: thieve
Pronunciación: /THēv
 
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Definición de thieve en inglés:

verbo

[no object]
Be a thief; steal something: they began thieving again (as adjective thieving) get lost, you thieving swine
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • When I ran out of money I ended up borrowing and then thieving.
  • A shoplifter went prepared for thieving with a specially adapted carrier bag designed to stop alarms going off.
  • We want crime rates to drop and steps to be taken to convince young criminals that there is an alternative to thieving and breaking the law.
Sinónimos
have one's fingers/hand in the till, rob;
swipe, make off with, finagle, lift, “liberate”, “borrow”, filch, snaffle, pinch, heist
formal peculate

Origen

Old English thēofian, from thēof 'thief' Transitive uses began in the late 17th century.

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