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thief
American English: /θif/
British English: /θiːf/

Translation of thief in Spanish:

noun plural thievesPronunciation: /θiːvz/

  • car thief
    ladrón (-drona) (masculine, feminine) de coches
    jalador (-dora) (masculine, feminine) de carros (Colombia)
    horse thief
    ladrón (masculine) de caballos
    cuatrero (masculine)
    to be as thick as thieves
    ser uña y carne
    ser uña y mugre [humorous]
    ser carne y uña (Río de la Plata)
    to set a thief to catch a thief
    nada mejor que un ladrón para atrapar a otro ladrón
    Example sentences
    • They had accused her of stealing, saying she was a thief and was stealing their things.
    • A young mother was dragged to her knees by a would-be thief who tried to steal her handbag.
    • When she took the paper bag from the car the thief snatched it from her grasp and fled.
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