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rob
American English: /rɑb/
British English: /rɒb/

Translation of rob in Spanish:

transitive verb present participle robbing past tense, past participle robbed

  • 1 (steal from)
    (person)
    robarle a
    I've been robbed!
    ¡me han robado!
    to rob somebody of something
    robarle algo a alguien
    she was robbed of all her savings
    le robaron todos los ahorros
    Example 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 of something
    privar a alguien/algo de algo
    the last-minute goal robbed them of the championship
    el gol de último momento les birló el campeonato
    Example 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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