Translation of "rob" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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robverb [ T ]

uk /rɒb/ us /rɑːb/ -bb-

B1 to take money or property illegally from a place, organization, or person, often using violence

抢劫,掠夺;盗取
The terrorists financed themselves by robbing banks. 恐怖分子靠抢银行来获得资金。
My wallet's gone! I've been robbed! 我的钱包没了!我被偷了!
They robbed the company of $2 million. 他们从这家公司盗取了两百万英镑。

C2 If someone is robbed of something they deserve or want, it is taken away from them.

使丧失;剥夺
A last-minute injury robbed me of my place on the team. 我在紧要关头受了伤,失去了在球队中的位置。

More examples

  • They were robbed of all their savings.
  • Police said the couple had been trussed up and robbed before being shot.
  • He was robbed while he was on holiday.
  • He was robbed of his wallet and car keys.
  • That was when I realized I'd been robbed.

(Translation of “rob” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)