Translation of "steal" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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stealverb [ I or T ]

uk /stiːl/ us /stiːl/ stole, stolen

steal verb [ I or T ] (TAKE)

A2 to take something without the permission or knowledge of the owner and keep it

She admitted stealing the money from her employers. 她承认偷了雇主的钱。
The number of cars which are stolen every year has risen. 每年失窃车辆的数量在上升。
They were so poor they had to steal in order to eat. 他们非常穷,为了填饱肚子只得去偷。

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steal verb [ I or T ] (DO QUICKLY)

to do something quickly or without being noticed

She stole a glance at her watch. 她偷偷瞥了一眼自己的手表。
He stole out of the room while no one was looking. 他趁没人注意,偷偷溜出了房间。

stealnoun [ S ]

uk /stiːl/ us /stiːl/ mainly US informal

a product that has a very low price, or a price that is much lower than the original cost

I picked up a new iron in the sale - it was a steal. 我在大减价时买了个新熨斗——非常便宜。

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