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pilfer

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpilferpil‧fer /ˈpɪlfə $ -ər/ verb [intransitive, transitive]  STEALto steal things that are not worth much, especially from the place where you workpilfer from She was sacked after being caught pilfering from the till.pilferer noun [countable] an office pilfererpilfering noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
pilferStamp folders should be kept under lock and key to avoid pilfering.Old Redface had his blanket pilfered again by Little Grey Wolf.The kids had been pilfering apples from a farmer's orchard in Binghamton.The farmer caught them pilfering apples from his orchard.Bits of Meccano lay around waiting to be pilfered if I'd had the courage.They pilfer lesser-known works, usually costing less than $ 300,000, to sell on the black market.Once I even caught her pilfering some of my tip money to cover her own bill.The villagers pilfered stones from ancient ruined cities to build their houses.
From Longman Business Dictionarypilferpil‧fer /ˈpɪlfə-ər/ verb [transitive] to steal small amounts of things, or things that are not worth much, especially from an office, factory etcAn employee has been charged with pilfering a set of automobile wheels.pilfering noun [uncountable]Stationery stocks are running 15% below last year’s levels, mostly due to pilfering.pilferage noun [uncountable]Losses from employee pilferage are estimated at $8 billion.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
pilfer
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theypilfer
he, she, itpilfers
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theypilfered
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave pilfered
he, she, ithas pilfered
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad pilfered
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill pilfer
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have pilfered
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam pilfering
he, she, itis pilfering
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you, we, theyare pilfering
Past
I, he, she, itwas pilfering
you, we, theywere pilfering
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been pilfering
he, she, ithas been pilfering
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been pilfering
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be pilfering
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been pilfering
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