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heist
American English: /haɪst/
British English: /hʌɪst/

Translation of heist in Spanish:

noun

  • (American English) [colloquial]
    golpe (masculine) [colloquial]
    to pull a heist
    dar un golpe [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • Bank robberies, cash-in-transit heists, petty crime and road accidents are all declining in the City of Johannesburg.
    • The heist began with the robbers deliberately setting off the alarm system and retreating into bushes.
    • A highly skilled thief is blackmailed into pulling a diamond heist when his daughter is kidnapped by an international terrorist.

transitive verb

(American English) [colloquial]
  • 1 (steal)
    afanar [slang]
    Example sentences
    • When thieves heisted a car rented to cricket-star Brian Lara and the perpetrators discovered his bat in the vehicle, they returned it.
    • The brothers who own the house became part of the city's nouveau riche when they heisted a bank during the looting.
    • Disguises are assumed, safes are blown, millions of dollars are heisted according to a completely new and clever scheme, but this is pure escapism.

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