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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #127519: Vocabulary: theft and fraud
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    Vocabulary: theft and fraud


    After studying criminality test and violence test , let's end gently... 

     

    with "simple theft and fraud"!  🤣 

     

     

                                              

                                                               A thief

     A theft/ a thief  
     A robbery/ a robber 
     To steal, stole, stolen  
     A hold up/ a raid/ to hold sb up                                                                            
     An armed robbery 
     A burglary/ a burglar 
     To burgle BE/ burglarize AE 
     An attempted burglary 
     A break-in 
     To aim a gun at

     

                     

                 An armed robbery                                                                  A burglary              

    - To steal something from somebody

    - To rob somebody/ a bank

    - To have one's wallet stolen

    - There's been a bank robbery

    - A robbery with breaking and entering

     

                                                                 

                                                                A break-in

     A firearm  
     Hands up! 
     To blow a safe  
     Shoplifting/ a shoplifter: stealing goods from a shop during shopping hours   
     Bag snatching 
     Pilfering/ to pilfer
     A receiver/ to receive stolen goods
     A swindle//  a swindler/ a crook/ a con man                                                     
     To swindle sb out of sth
     Crooked 

     

                                       

                                                      Bag snatching

     A fraud/ fraudulent/ To defraud  

     To embezzle/ embezzlement                                                                          
     To launder 

     

                                      

                                            Trying to smuggle products... 

     Drug trafficking/ a trafficker                                                                             
     A drug pusher
     A drug dealer
     Smuggling/ to smuggle sth 
     A smuggler 
     To forge/ a forger
     To alter/ to falsify

    - To smuggle sth in/ out 

    - To forge sb's signature 

    - it's forged/ it's a forgery 

    - forged documents 

     A vandal/ vandalism/ to vandalize something                                                              

     To loot/ to plunder 
     A looter/ a plunderer 
     Looting/ plundering 
     Arson 
     An arsonist 

     

                                          

                                                          An arsonist...

     

    Quite disturbing anyway!   I hope you won't be frightened by the test! Go for it! 

     



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    A) 'Do lock your doors and secure your windows… There are more and more in the neighbourhood…'

    B) 'I had noticed that banknote had a weird touch, but I hadn’t imagined it had been … I hope I won’t be in trouble…'

    C) 'The last time I changed trains in Saint Pancras, I and was in a real mess… Now, I avoid the place…'

    D) 'Her precious jewels were kept in a safe, but it was yesterday. during the at that little bank… Hard luck…'

    E) 'When I was standing in line at the jewellery, a man rushed in and shouted : ' !' Everyone froze and an old woman fainted…'

    F) 'When Thomas was working for that multinational company, he handled so much money that he couldn’t resist the temptation to quite a big sum of money…'

    G) Never try to forbidden goods through a border… You might get long years in uncomfortable jails…

    H) As a former fireman, it’s strange to see that his passion for fire has led him to commit ! Quite unbelievable…

    I) At 19, Pam isn’t a hardened criminal, but she was caught last summer and is on probation.










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