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heist

Pronunciation: /haɪst/

Translation of heist in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], golpe (masculine) [colloquial/familiar], atraco (masculine) to pull a heist dar* un golpe [colloquial/familiar]
    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/verbo transitivo

(American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar]

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