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mug in Crime topic

mugmug2 ●○○ verb (mugged, mugging) πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 [transitive]SCCSTEAL to attack someone and rob them in a public place πŸ”Š A lot of people won’t go out alone at night because they’re afraid of being mugged.β–Ί see thesaurus at attack, steal2 [intransitive] American English informalSTUPID/NOT SENSIBLE to make silly expressions with your face or behave in a silly way, especially for a photograph or in a playmug for πŸ”Š All the kids were mugging for the camera. β†’ mug upβ†’ See Verb table
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mugβ€’ He probably didn't take them out with him because he was afraid of being mugged.β€’ More people than ever are leaving New York before they get killed, raped or mugged.β€’ Since moving to New Jersey, he has been mugged at gunpoint twice.β€’ Kids were mugging for the camera.β€’ Pat Williams, D-Mont., mugged for the cameras.β€’ She decided to move from the city after she was mugged for the third time in less than a year.β€’ Unfortunately, it would appear that the great emergency is being mugged for your mobile.β€’ If anyone ever tried to mug me, I would throw my bag and run.β€’ I was scared I would get mugged or raped.β€’ And thus does your government actually increase your chances of getting burglarized, mugged, robbed and even murdered.β€’ To criticize him was like mugging Santa Claus.β€’ Every New Yorker expects to be mugged sometime.