bank robbery

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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (general)
a. el atraco a un banco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
There have been three bank robberies in the city since the beginning of March.Ha habido tres atracos a un banco en la ciudad desde principios de marzo.
b. el atraco al banco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(specific instance)
The bank robbery was thwarted by a plainclothes police officer.Un policía de civil desbarató el atraco al banco.
c. el atraco de un banco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Mick Lewis is wanted in connection with a bank robbery.Se busca a Mick Lewis en relación con el atraco de un banco.
d.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Rita is no ordinary thief; bank robberies are her speciality.Rita no es una ladrona cualquiera; los atracos a bancos son su especialidad.
Timmons was the perpetrator of several bank robberies.Timmons fue el autor del atraco a varios bancos.
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