robo
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robo(
rroh
-
boh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (holdup of a bank)
a. robbery
Mario admitió haber participado en el robo al banco.Mario admitted that he had taken part in the bank robbery.
2. (stealing)
a. theft
El robo de bienes de la escuela se penará severamente.The theft of school property will be severely punished.
3. (break-in)
a. burglary
El mes pasado se registraron diez robos en este barrio.Ten burglaries were reported in the past month in this neighborhood.
4. (stolen articles)
a. stolen goods
Las fuentes oficiales declararon que el total de los robos fue recuperado.The authorities said that all of the stolen goods were recovered.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(unfairly high price)
a. rip-off
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¡Veinte dólares por una hamburguesa! ¡Qué robo!Twenty dollars for a burger? What a rip-off!
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robo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (atraco, hurto)
a. robbery, theft
2. (en casa)
a. burglary
robo a mano armadaarmed robbery
ser un roboto be daylight robbery
3. (cosa robada)
a. stolen goods
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robo
1 [de dinero, objetos] theft; (en vivienda) burglary; (en tienda, banco) robbery
robo a mano armada armed robbery
robo con allanamiento breaking and entering
robo con escalo breaking and entering climbing over a wall; (climbing over a wall)
2 (estafa)
¡esto es un robo! this is daylight robbery!; ¿cinco mil por una camiseta? ¡vaya robo! five thousand for a T-shirt? what a rip-off! (familiar)
3 (cosa robada) stolen article; (cosas robadas) stolen goods
plural
; (p)
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es un robo
it's a rip-off
robo en la noche
robbery at night
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