birlar

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birlar(
beer
-
lahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(general)
a. to pinch
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Toño birló un chocolate del supermercado.Toño pinched a chocolate bar from the supermarket.
b. to swipe
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Nadia no se dio cuenta cuando le birlaron la cartera.Nadia didn't notice when someone swiped her wallet.
c. to nick
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
Birlarle la novia a tu amigo va contra el código de amistad.Nicking your friend's girlfriend goes against the friendship code.
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birlar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (colloquial)
a. to pinch
b. to nick (United Kingdom)
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birlar
transitive verb
(quitar) to pinch (familiar); nick (familiar)
me han birlado la bici my bike's been nicked o pinched (familiar); le birló la novia he pinched his girl (familiar); le birlaron el empleo he was done out of the job (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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