Robar in English | Spanish to English Translation
robar
transitive verb
1. (to take unlawfully)
a. to steal 
Lo han pillado robando un coche.He has been caught stealing a car.
b. to rob 
Nos robaron en la calle.We were robbed in the street.
2. (to capture)
a. to abduct 
Robaron a muchas niñas en el colegio.Many girls were abducted from the school.
b. to kidnap 
Robaron al bebé de los brazos de su madre.The baby was kidnapped from his mother's arms.
3. (to take a card)
a. to draw 
Tienes que robarle cartas a tu oponente.You have to draw cards from your opponent.
intransitive verb
4. (to enter without permission)
a. to break into 
Robaron en mi apartamento la semana pasado pero no llevaron nada.My apartment was broken into last week but nothing was taken.
robar
transitive verb
1. to steal (objeto) ; to burgle (casa)
  • me han robado la moto my motorbike's been stolen
  • robar a alguien to rob somebody
  • robar el corazón a alguien to steal somebody's heart
  • la contabilidad me roba mucho tiempo doing the accounts takes up a lot of my time
2. to draw (en naipes)
3. to rob (cobrar caro)
  • en esa tienda te roban the prices in that shop are daylight robbery
4. (encuentro)
  • nos robaron el partido we were robbed
robar
transitive verb
1 [+objeto, dinero] to steal; [+banco] to rob
¡nos han robado! we've been robbed!; robar algo a algn to steal sth from sb; les robaba dinero a sus compañeros de clase he was stealing money from his classmates; me han robado la cartera my wallet has been stolen; Ana le ha robado el novio Ana has stolen her boyfriend; el defensa le robó el balón the defender stole the ball off him; no quiero robarle su tiempo I don't want to take up your time; tuve que robarle horas al sueño para acabar el trabajo I had to work into the night to finish the job; robarle el corazón a algn to steal sb's heart
2 [+atención] to steal; capture; [+paciencia] to exhaust; [+tranquilidad] to destroy; take away; [+vida] to take; steal
3 (estafar) to cheat; rob
en ese negocio te han robado you've been cheated o robbed in that deal
4 [+naipes] to take; draw
roba una carta de la baraja take o draw a card from the deck
5 [+río, corriente] to carry away
6 (raptar) to kidnap; abduct
intransitive verb
1 (sisar) to steal
lo cogieron robando he was caught stealing; no robarás (Biblia) thou shalt not steal; entraron a robar en mi casa they broke into my house
2 (Naipes) to take a card; draw a card
Verb Conjugations for robar
Gerund: robando
Participle: robado
Indicative
PresentPreteriteImperfectConditionalFuture
yoroborobérobabarobaríarobaré
robasrobasterobabasrobaríasrobarás
él/ella/Ud.robarobórobabarobaríarobará
nosotrosrobamosrobamosrobábamosrobaríamosrobaremos
vosotrosrobáisrobasteisrobabaisrobaríaisrobaréis
ellos/ellas/Uds.robanrobaronrobabanrobaríanrobarán
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