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burgle

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishburglebur‧gle /ˈbɜːɡəl $ ˈbɜːr-/ verb [transitive] British English 🔊 🔊 STEALto go into a building and steal things syn burglarize American English 🔊 We’ve been burgled three times.see thesaurus at steal→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
burgleHe could not see too much that could be done quickly about the criminals who travelled from Wearside and Tyneside to burgle.He was caught burgling the house of a police officer.A jemmy might suggest the murderer had gone to burgle the premises.There were far more profitable houses to burgle within a stone's throw of her own modest establishment.
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Verb table
burgle
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyburgle
he, she, itburgles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyburgled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave burgled
he, she, ithas burgled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad burgled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill burgle
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have burgled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam burgling
he, she, itis burgling
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you, we, theyare burgling
Past
I, he, she, itwas burgling
you, we, theywere burgling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been burgling
he, she, ithas been burgling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been burgling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be burgling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been burgling
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