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Social and political issues: crime


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against the law
againstthe rules of a country (SYN illegal)
assault
a violent attack
attack sb
start fighting or hurting sb
attacker
a person who uses violence to hurt sb
break into
entering a building illegally
break the law
do sth illegal/against the law
burglar
somebody breaking into the property
burglary
entering a building illegally and steaing things from it
commit a crime
do sth illegal
crime
illegal activities (SYN offence)
criminal
someone who commits a crime
go to prison
go to place where criminals have to stay after committing a crime (SYN go to jail)
illegal
not allowed by law
jail
a place where criminals are kept to punish them (SYN prison)
kill sb
make sb die
law
a ​rule, usually made by a ​government, that is used to ​order the way in which a ​society ​behaves
legal
allowed by law
minor
having little importance
mugger
sb who attack other people
mugging
to ​attack a ​person in a ​public ​place and ​steal ​their ​money
murder
killing someone deliberately
murderer
sb committed a murder
obey the law
violate the rules
offence
an illegal activity (SYN crime)
violent
using force to hurt sb physically
offender
sb performing an illegal activities
prison
a place where criminals are kept to punish them (SYN jail)
property
sth that belongs to you
robber
sb committed a robbery
robbery
stealing from a person or place, often using violence
serious
important
shoot
to fire a bullet or an arrow
shoplifter
sb commited a shoplifting
shoplifting
stealing things from a shop
stab
to ​injure someone with a ​sharp ​pointed ​object such as a ​knife
steal sth
take sth belonging to sb else without permission
theft
sb commited a thief
thief
taking something which belongs to someone else without permission
violence
an act of using force to hurt sb hpysically
go to jail
go to place where criminals have to stay after committing a crime (SYN go to prison)