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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
PresentPreteritImperfectConditionalFuture
yoroborobérobabarobaríarobaré
robasrobasterobabasrobaríasrobarás
él/ella/Ud.robarobórobabarobaríarobará
nosotrosrobamosrobamosrobábamosrobaríamosrobaremos
vosotrosrobáisrobasteisrobabaisrobaríaisrobaréis
ellos/ellas/Uds.robanrobaronrobabanrobaríanrobarán
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