Dutch English Dictionary

Nederlands, Vlaams - English

inbreker in English:

1. burglar burglar


The burglar tied my hands behind my back with a rope.
The policeman arrested the burglar.
Tom continued reading the newspaper even though the burglar alarm had gone off.
A burglar made away with my wife's diamond ring.
A burglar broke into the convenience store last month, but I heard the police caught him yesterday.
I awoke to find a burglar in my room.
The burglar stole our TV.
Two policemen arrested a burglar. They caught him sneaking into Mrs. Miller's.
The burglar wore gloves, with the result that there were no finger-prints to be found.
Bill was killed by a burglar.
burglar noun [C] someone who robs a house, who gets into buildings illegally and steals things
How did the burglar get in?
Last night there was a burglar in our house. Fortunately, he must have got scared and ran away taking nothiung.
house burglary
As I entered the kitchen, a burglar was jumping out the window with my laptop computer.

English word "inbreker"(burglar) occurs in sets:

18. About houses (2)

2. burgle burgle


The thieves waited until the landlords went for holiday and burgled their house then.
our house in London has been burgled
We’ve been burgled three times.