In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(con escalamiento) robo masculinethey had a break-in next door — entraron a robar / entraron ladrones en la casa de al lado
- Police are warning boat owners to take extra care following a recent series of break-ins and thefts from boats.
- There have been constant break-ins at the building since Patrick bought it two years ago and now he hopes to make it secure.
- Also stolen in the Mitchell break-in were coins, a gold bracelet and an electric shaver.
- The most common crime is theft, especially car break-ins and automobile theft.
- This will no doubt prompt burglars to begin break-ins by stealing the security camera.
- Other country crime includes farm break-ins, theft from building sites and the theft of valuable horse tack from stables.
- Business owners in Darwen have been warned to be on their guard after a spate of break-ins where burglars removed skylights and windows.
- Christmas is also a busy time for burglars with 38,000 break-ins over the festive season in 2000.
- Some of the 10 arrests were linked to vehicle break-ins outside Spotland.
- There, the officer knew that there had been a break-in of a building, but nothing more.
- Since the car guards have been introduced, the rate of car thefts and break-ins has been substantially reduced.
- Vehicle crime, such as car break-ins and motor theft has been reduced by 47.6 per cent.
- They say there has been a spate of break-ins to parked vehicles in their area, which takes in a wide area from Pewsey to Netheravon.
- My old Columbia House Requiem was stolen in a break-in a long time ago, and I forgot to replace it.
- The incidence of vehicle break-ins at parking areas is nothing new and not much worse than 10 years ago.
- There appeared to be no sign of a break-in or burglary, and cash was found in the house and on the body.
- The shopkeepers also say the buildings have become easier targets for break-ins and vandalism.
- The house was unoccupied at the time of the break-in and the burglars gained entry by forcing open the front door.
- Vehicle break-ins have been rife in the area in recent months, with thefts from cars and of the cars themselves becoming a serious problem.
- Police are warning car owners in Trawden to be on their guard following a spate of vehicle break-ins.
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