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steal

  

      vb   , steals, stealing, stole, stolen  
1    to take (something) from someone, etc. without permission or unlawfully, esp. in a secret manner  
2    tr   to obtain surreptitiously  
3    tr   to appropriate (ideas, etc.) without acknowledgment, as in plagiarism  
4    to move or convey stealthily  
they stole along the corridor     
5    intr   to pass unnoticed  
the hours stole by     
6    tr   to win or gain by strategy or luck, as in various sports  
to steal a few yards     
7    steal a march on   to obtain an advantage over, esp. by a secret or underhand measure  
8    steal someone's thunder   to detract from the attention due to another by forestalling him  
9    steal the show   to be looked upon as the most interesting, popular, etc., esp. unexpectedly  
      n  
Informal  
10    the act of stealing  
11    something stolen or acquired easily or at little cost  
     (Old English stelan; related to Old Frisian, Old Norse stela Gothic stilan, German stehlen)  
  stealer      n  
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thunder  
      n  
1    a loud cracking or deep rumbling noise caused by the rapid expansion of atmospheric gases which are suddenly heated by lightning  
2    any loud booming sound  
3    Rare   a violent threat or denunciation  
4    steal someone's thunder          to detract from the attention due to another by forestalling him  
      vb  
5    to make (a loud sound) or utter (words) in a manner suggesting thunder  
6    intr; with: it as subject   to be the case that thunder is being heard  
7    intr   to move fast and heavily  
the bus thundered downhill     
8    intr   to utter vehement threats or denunciation; rail  
     (Old English thunor; related to Old Saxon thunar, Old High German donar, Old Norse thorr; see Thor, Thursday)  
  thunderer      n  
  thundery      adj  

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steal  
      vb   , steals, stealing, stole, stolen  
1    to take (something) from someone, etc. without permission or unlawfully, esp. in a secret manner  
2    tr   to obtain surreptitiously  
3    tr   to appropriate (ideas, etc.) without acknowledgment, as in plagiarism  
4    to move or convey stealthily  
they stole along the corridor     
5    intr   to pass unnoticed  
the hours stole by     
6    tr   to win or gain by strategy or luck, as in various sports  
to steal a few yards     
7    steal a march on   to obtain an advantage over, esp. by a secret or underhand measure  
8    steal someone's thunder   to detract from the attention due to another by forestalling him  
9    steal the show   to be looked upon as the most interesting, popular, etc., esp. unexpectedly  
      n  
Informal  
10    the act of stealing  
11    something stolen or acquired easily or at little cost  
     (Old English stelan; related to Old Frisian, Old Norse stela Gothic stilan, German stehlen)  
  stealer      n  

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steal

  
1    appropriate, be light-fingered, blag     (slang)   cabbage     (Brit. slang)   embezzle, filch, half-inch     (old-fashioned slang)   heist     (U.S. slang)   lift     (informal)   misappropriate, nick     (slang, chiefly Brit.)   peculate, pilfer, pinch     (informal)   pirate, plagiarize, poach, prig     (Brit. slang)   purloin, shoplift, snitch     (slang)   swipe     (slang)   take, thieve, walk or make off with  
2    creep, flit, insinuate oneself, slink, slip, sneak, tiptoe  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

steal someone's thunder exp.
take credit for another person's accomplishment

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exp.
kill someone; cause a big damage to someone
exp.
to rattle someone's cage means to do something that is likely to annoy them or unsettle them
v.
to lie lazily (in the sun): lizards bask on rocks, people bask on beaches. Also fig: to bask in someone's reflected glory; to bask in media attention.
adv.
Someone's ability to look and act like whoever is around him or her.
The fictional character of human chameleon Leonard Zelig (in the film "Zelig", 1983), who becomes a celebrity in the 1920s due to his ability to look and act like whoever is around him.
exp.
expression used when referring to someone's profession, background, social class or life experience
E.g: People from all walks of life will participate to the event
n.
what remains of someone's life in cyber space after his or her death
[Tech.]
exp.
meet someone by chance
E.g.I ran into James the other day when I was shopping (meaning=I met James without planning it, by chance)
exp.
find a a partner for someone and act as an intermediary for the two persons to meet
n.
something or someone that is regarded as outstanding, extremely good ; the best ; the cream ; the quintessence ; the jewel ; the top ; the bee's knees ; the cat's pyjamas
[UK];[Slang] Refers to the dog's habit of licking its testicles. By extension (and not without humor) the latter probably taste good! Ex: Among their albums,"master of puppets" is likely the dog's bullocks!
exp.
yell at someone; attack someone verbally or physically
[Slang];[UK]
exp.
the duck's nuts, the best, the dog's bollocks
exp.
the best, the dog's bollocks , the bee's knees
n.
he is trying to perusal-de someone to do what he doesn't want to do. Il fait pression sur moi.
exp.
what's up
sms like writing, incorrect form in English
o.
could refer to a very weak cup of tea/pint of beer
n.
(in an auction, negotiation or other business competition) the situation in which the winning party has overrated the pursued object
[Bus.]
n.
a mess, a failure
[Slang];[UK] it comes from the cooking domain where the phrase described a dish that was not tasty enough and therefore thrown away to dogs
n.
means a liquid is not clear: this tea's got bits in it, I don't like yogurt with bits in it
assez proche de l'idée de 'il y a à boire et à manger'
exp.
if people live in each other's pocket, they spend a lot of time together
exp.
get seriously involved in a relationship
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