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smash-and-grab raid

noun [C] uk   us   /ˌsmæʃ.əndˌɡræbˈreɪd/ UK
a crime in which thieves break the window of a shop and steal things before quickly escaping
Translations of “smash-and-grab raid”
in Chinese (Traditional) 砸櫥窗搶劫的罪行…
in Chinese (Simplified) 砸橱窗抢劫的罪行…
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