Steal

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Definition

to steal (something): to take (something) without permission, to rob, to thieve
verb
I think somebody stole my purse! It was right here and now it's gone.

This is an irregular verb:
I steal / I stole / I have stolen

(a) stolen (car): (a) robbed (car), (a car) taken without the owner's permission
adjective

Examples

  • "Virtually unbreakable, so should be a worthwhile investment (assuming our workers don't steal them to wear as sunglasses)."
  • "Bruno : Mother, Felix stole my science project, and then passed wind in the vicinity of my head."
  • "Brian : Like who stole her crown for example?"
  • "She foolishly tried to steal my best client, so I shot her in the back of the head with a paintball gun."
  • "Edward : A Frenchman didn't respect me when he stole my music!"
  • "I stole a pencil from the supply room, and it's tearing me apart inside!"
  • "Philip : Who the f*&# stole my screen?"
  • "A boycott by a boy who is boycotting French products because a French boy stole his music."
  • "He once stole my calculator, so I haven't told him about the pension plan!"
  • "Her heavenly wings reached out from the TV and stole my heart."

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