English version

shoplift

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Crime
shopliftshop‧lift /ˈʃɒpˌlɪft $ ˈʃɑːp-/ verb [intransitive]  SCCSTEALto take something from a shop without paying for itshoplifter noun [countable] Shoplifters will be prosecuted.
→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
shopliftAt least she only robbed bins and doorsteps, she didn't shoplift.For example, one could not suffer amputation for shoplifting.The clerk spotted the girl shoplifting and stopped her from leaving the store.The black and Hispanic community mobilized in the belief that the shoplifting charges and the shooting were unjustified.A shoplifting diplomat caught on videotape was prosecuted by his own government.So I had to go out shoplifting every day then.Daniel was suspended for one game after being arrested for shoplifting last week...He only had one tiny conviction for shoplifting so far, and felt sure that wouldn't be held against him.He had taught them how to pick a lock, steal a car, to shoplift ... The list was endless.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.
Word of the day luck out to be lucky
Verb table
shoplift
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyshoplift
he, she, itshoplifts
> View More
Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyshoplifted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave shoplifted
he, she, ithas shoplifted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad shoplifted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill shoplift
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have shoplifted
> View Less
Continuous Form
Present
Iam shoplifting
he, she, itis shoplifting
> View More
you, we, theyare shoplifting
Past
I, he, she, itwas shoplifting
you, we, theywere shoplifting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been shoplifting
he, she, ithas been shoplifting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been shoplifting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be shoplifting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been shoplifting
> View Less