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泥棒, 泥坊, どろぼう

  • dorobō
JLPT LEVEL 4

Definition

noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru

  • thief
  • burglar
  • robber
  • theft

Examples of 泥棒,泥坊,どろぼう in a Sentence

The beggar turned out to be a thief.
Sleep is the greatest thief, for it steals half one's life.
泥棒追跡始まった
The thief's pursuit began.
はその泥棒縛り上げた
He trussed up the thief.
Set a thief to catch a thief.
Set a thief to catch a thief.
泥棒ロープ十分に与えれば、首吊りするであろう
Give a thief enough rope and he'll hang himself.
He was coerced into helping the thieves.
留守中泥棒入られた
My house was robbed while I was away.
はその泥棒追跡した
He chased the thief.

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