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thief

[θiːf]

N

(pl thieves) [ˌθiːvz]

ladrón(-ona) m / f

thick 1., 7)

Examples from texts

When they tried to steal his cigarettes, though, he grabbed the thief by the neck, a freckled boy with broad cheekbones and broad hips, and said: halt! a soldier's tobacco is sacred!
Cuando quisieron robarle sus cigarrillos, sin embargo, él cogió del cuello al ladrón, un tipo pecoso y de pómulos anchos, espaldas anchas, caderas anchas, y le dijo: ¡alto!, ¡con el tabaco de un soldado no se juega!
Bolano, Roberto / 2666Bolano, Roberto / 2666
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Bolano, Roberto
© 2004 por herederos de Roberto Bolaño
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Bolano, Roberto
© 2004 by the heirs of Roberto Bolaño
© 2008 by Natasha Wimmer
Escalante was a professional car thief and he had also been under investigation, though never charged, for rape of a minor.
Escalante era un profesional del robo de coches y también había sido investigado, aunque nunca inculpado, como violador de menores.
Bolano, Roberto / 2666Bolano, Roberto / 2666
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Bolano, Roberto
© 2004 por herederos de Roberto Bolaño
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Bolano, Roberto
© 2004 by the heirs of Roberto Bolaño
© 2008 by Natasha Wimmer
Edwig is a great murderer and thief.
Edwig es un ladrón y un asesino despiadado.
Sansom, Christopher John / DissolutionSansom, Christopher John / El gallo negro
El gallo negro
Sansom, Christopher John
Dissolution
Sansom, Christopher John
© C.J. Sansom, 2003
Brother Gabriel sighed. 'This is where the hand of the Penitent Thief stood.
– Ahí es donde estaba la mano del Buen Ladrón -suspiró el hermano Gabriel-.
Sansom, Christopher John / DissolutionSansom, Christopher John / El gallo negro
El gallo negro
Sansom, Christopher John
Dissolution
Sansom, Christopher John
© C.J. Sansom, 2003
'Most that live end as thieves and beggars.
La mayoría de los que sobreviven acaban convirtiéndose en ladrones y mendigos.
Sansom, Christopher John / DissolutionSansom, Christopher John / El gallo negro
El gallo negro
Sansom, Christopher John
Dissolution
Sansom, Christopher John
© C.J. Sansom, 2003
'All those things were left by people cured by the Penitent Thief's intervention over the years.
Todas estas cosas pertenecían a gente a la que curó el Buen Ladrón a lo largo de los años.
Sansom, Christopher John / DissolutionSansom, Christopher John / El gallo negro
El gallo negro
Sansom, Christopher John
Dissolution
Sansom, Christopher John
© C.J. Sansom, 2003
Thieves. Street gangs. Addicts She looked hard at him.
Ladrones, pandilleros, yonquis... -Lo miró con dureza-.
Katzenbach, John / Just CauseKatzenbach, John / Juicio Final
Juicio Final
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
© Ediciones B, S. A., 2006
Just Cause
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach

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thief
θiːf; ˌθiːvzMasculine nounladrón(-ona)Examples

stop thief! — ¡al ladrón!

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thief

noun
SingularPlural
Common casethiefthieves
Possessive casethief'sthieves'