Translation of rob in Spanish:
transitive verb -bb-
- 1 (steal from)(person)I've been robbed! to rob somebody
ofsomethingrobarle algoshe was robbed of all her savings aalguienle robaron todos los ahorrosExample sentences
- While in Hawaii for a surf contest, Frank and Joe's hotel room is robbed.
- Being robbed of the £1,000 deposit for a new flat is the last thing Paul Hunt needs at the moment.
- When asked why he robbed banks, a noted criminal's famous reply was ‘That's where the money is.’
- 2 (deprive)to rob somebody/something
ofsomethingprivar a alguien/algothe last-minute goal robbed them of the championship dealgoel gol de último momento les birló el campeonatoExample sentences
- This detracts from the impressions of true giants, robbing them of the respect they deserve.
- Overjoyed members of Ward's family said he had been robbed of six years of his life after the short hearing concluded.
- However big the reparation they receive, it will never replace what they have been robbed of.
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