robar translation | Spanish-English dictionary



a       vt  
1      [+objeto, dinero]   to steal  
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      liter   to steal sb's heart  
2      [+atención]   to steal, capture  
to exhaust  
to destroy, take away  
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    frm  
[río, corriente]  
to carry away
6    arcaico   (=raptar)   to kidnap, abduct
b       vi  
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
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
robar algo a algn exp.
to steal sth from sb

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
they broke into my house
'robar' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
robar a algn
robar está mal
robar una carta
robar está mal
robar algo a algn
robar en las tiendas
robar un beso a algn
robar el corazón a algn
robar la cartera a algn
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"robar": examples and translations in context
Sofía, necesito robar tu marido rapidito. Sofia, I have to steal your husband for a sec.
En dos segundos decidiste robar el Acta de Independencia. It took you all of two seconds to decide to steal the Declaration of Independence.
Estos hombres están tratando de robar. These guys are trying to rob the place.
Grandes celebridades fingen robar los donativos a los invitados. Big TV celebrities pretend to rob the guests of their donations.
No es robar un objeto de vital importancia. It doesn't mean stealing an object of critical importance.
Tenemos prohibido robar los poderes de otro. We are forbidden from stealing each other's powers.
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