(v.) = steal ; rob ; raid ; thieve ; steal off ; pilfer ; filch ; break into ; break in ; mug ; plunder ; rifle ; snatch ; nick ; hold up. Ex: In imposing penalties for book stealing libraries are particularly helpless. Ex: This article contrasts a range of principles with the widely prevailing system of polygraphic marking which requires much manual, specialised work and which robs the resulting text of good visual presentation = Este artículo contrasta una serie de principios con el sistema prevalente de marcas poligráficas que necesita mucho trabajo manual y especializado que roba al texto resultante una buena presentación visual. Ex: The article 'Raiding the World Bank' explains how the World Bank operates, shareholding, the initiation of loan proposals, and lending to education projects. Ex: But it was no less misguided than the commonplace practice of setting passages thieved from literature for comprehension exercises. Ex: I have nothing against Aussies but I do have something against parasites who steal off someone else's ideas . Ex: In his work, Al pilfers fragments from a wide array of sources and glues them into collages. Ex: Even in poems written directly out of his own experience, he is likely to use notions, phrases, and musical ideas filched from other recent poems. Ex: A honeypot is a decoy computer system designed to look like a legitimate system an intruder will want to break into while, unbeknownst to the intruder, they are being covertly observed. Ex: The hacker broke in on the university dial-in lines through the library system. Ex: In that time, she relates, she had been mugged at gunpoint, punched in the face, and harassed. Ex: Close on such paradeground excitements comes the popular sport of plundering for projects. Ex: English, on the other hand, has been accused of waylaying other languages in dark alleys and rifling their pockets for loose vocabulary. Ex: The thieves broke into the museum using a hydraulic jack and snatched both paintings in 3 minutes. Ex: It's more advisable to have a cheap and skanky bike for pootling around town, the idea being that no-one would want to nick a nasty looking bike. Ex: The film starts with two small-time thieves who spontaneously decide to hold up a restaurant. ---- * entrar a robar = burgle ; burglerise [burglarize, -USA]. * persona que roba en tiendas = shoplifter. * robar a punta de pistola = hold up at + gunpoint. * robar con allanamiento de morada = burgle ; burglerise [burglarize, -USA]. * robar el tiempo = take up + (Posesivo) + time. * robar en una tienda = shoplift. * robar ganado = rustle + cattle. * robar la credibilidad = destroy + credence. * robar la idea = steal + Posesivo + idea. * robarle el corazón a Alguien = steal + Posesivo + heart. * robarle tiempo al sueño = burn + the candle at both ends. * robar mediante el alunizaje = ram raid. * robar por el método del alunizaje = ram raid. * robar protagonismo = steal + the limelight ; steal + Posesivo + show ; take + the wind out of + Posesivo + sails ; steal + Posesivo + thunder ; steal + Posesivo + scene ; steal + the spotlight ; take + some of the starch out of + Posesivo + sails. * robar tiempo = take up + (Posesivo) + time. * robar un banco = rob + a bank.