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Autor:  LilBoyTeenager
E-mail:  lelinho_7@yahoo.com.br
Data:  07/OUT/2008 6:42 PM
Assunto:  Rob / Steal
 
Mensagem: 

yes, you're right

 

actually I took it from the Oxford Advanced Dictionary...

 

 

WHICH WORD?
(table)steal / rob / burgle / thief / robber / burglar
Verbs
Object of verb: bank, public building - Thieves robbed a bank last night. ◆ Thieves stole a bank last night. ◆ Thieves burgled a bank last night.
money, property - My wallet was stolen. ◆ My wallet was robbed. ◆ My wallet was burgled.
person - I've been robbed. ◆ I've been burgled (= my house). ◆ I've been stolen.
office, house, etc. - Our house was burgled. ◆ Our house was stolen. ◆ Our house was robbed.
Steal. You can also steal from somebody: He had been stealing from his employer for years.
Rob. You can also be robbed of something: She was robbed of all her money and clothes.
Burgle. This is BrE. AmE is burglarize.
Look also at the verb MUG.
Nouns
A thief is a person who steals things, especially secretly and without using violence. A burglar is a person who gets into a house, office, etc., especially by force, in order to steal things. A robber is a person who steals property from a person or public place, especially using violence.
Look also at MUGGER.


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Rob / Steal  –  JaneSilveira  06/OUT/2008, 10:49 PM
Rob / Steal  –  Josi  06/OUT/2008, 10:52 PM
Rob / Steal  –  JaneS  06/OUT/2008, 10:56 PM
Re: Rob / Steal  –  PPAULO  06/OUT/2008, 11:05 PM
A burglar vs. a late night-robber  –  Márcio Farias  06/OUT/2008, 11:34 PM
Re: A burglar vs. a late night-robber  –  PPAULO  06/OUT/2008, 11:34 PM
Re: A burglar vs. a late night-robber  –  Márcio Farias  06/OUT/2008, 11:44 PM
Re: A burglar vs. a late night-robber  –  LilBoyTeenager  07/OUT/2008, 6:45 PM
Rob / Steal  –  LilBoyTeenager  07/OUT/2008, 12:46 PM
Rob / Steal  –  Dale/CR  07/OUT/2008, 4:39 PM
Rob / Steal  –  renan  07/OUT/2008, 5:11 PM
 Rob / Steal  –  LilBoyTeenager  07/OUT/2008, 6:42 PM
Rob / Steal  –  Dale/CR  07/OUT/2008, 10:34 PM
Rob / Steal  –  LilBoyTeenager  07/OUT/2008, 11:36 PM
Rob / Steal  –  Dale/CR  08/OUT/2008, 4:13 PM
Rob / Steal  –  LilBoyTeenager  08/OUT/2008, 5:55 PM
Re: How to edit  –  PPAULO  08/OUT/2008, 7:58 PM
Oops I did it again...  –  LilBoyTeenager  08/OUT/2008, 9:48 PM
Re: Oops I did it again...  –  PPAULO  08/OUT/2008, 10:00 PM
Re: Oops I did it again...  –  LilBoyTeenager  08/OUT/2008, 10:07 PM
Re: Oops I did it again...  –  PPAULO  08/OUT/2008, 10:43 PM
Re: Oops I did it again...  –  LilBoyTeenager  08/OUT/2008, 11:03 PM
Re: Oops I did it again...  –  Crespus2006=)  11/OUT/2008, 3:42 AM
Re: Oops I did it again...  –  PPAULO  12/OUT/2008, 12:43 AM
Re: Oops I did it again...  –  Crespus2006=)  12/OUT/2008, 2:12 AM
Re: Oops I did it again...  –  PPAULO  12/OUT/2008, 2:23 AM
Re: Oops I did it again...  –  Crespus2006=)  12/OUT/2008, 4:40 AM
Re: Oops I did it again...  –  PPAULO  12/OUT/2008, 11:18 AM
Re: Oops I did it again...  –  PPAULO  12/OUT/2008, 11:37 AM
Re: Oops I did it again...  –  Crespus2006=)  13/OUT/2008, 4:54 AM
Re: Oops I did it again...  –  PPAULO  13/OUT/2008, 9:47 PM
Re: Oops I did it again...  –  PPAULO  13/OUT/2008, 10:31 PM
Re: Oops I did it again...  –  Crespus2006=)  16/OUT/2008, 5:16 AM
Re: Oops I did it again...  –  PPAULO  17/OUT/2008, 6:52 PM

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