Polish English Dictionary

język polski - English

włamanie in English:

1. burglary burglary


On arriving home, I discovered the burglary.
He is serving a three-year sentence for burglary.
He was asleep when the burglary happened.
A person is guilty of burglary when she enters a building unlawfully intending to steal, a damage or violence.
We all know that murder, burglary and shoplifting are illegal.
The burglary was very upsetting for the people who lived there.
These indicators included a number of ‘traditional’ concerns (burglary, theft, physical violence, etc.).
There was a burglary in the hotel.
They said it was a burglary, but nothing was missing.
The burglary had a terrible effect on my mother.
A young woman fakes a burglary of an elderly artist’s house.
The inmate was doing time for a burglary conviction.

English word "włamanie"(burglary) occurs in sets:

Taking Pictures and Looking at the Past
Rodzaje przestępstw / problemy społeczne
vocabulary bank: State nad society
ang państwo i społ.3 przestępstwa i przestępcy
Unit 11 Różne rodzaje przestępstw

2. robbery


The data about the bank robbery were given to the police.
He was sent to prison for armed robbery.
Murder and robbery are criminal acts.
The police arrested a suspect in connection with the robbery.
He is suspected of robbery.
There was a bank robbery.
- What is the top story at the moment? - There’s been a robbery at a local museum. It is a very bizarre crime.
The first robbery took place in a shopping mall in Malmo.
A large amount of money was stolen in the robbery.
A little, old woman foiled the robbery by whacking the thief on the head with her cane.
For several months after the robbery the thieves kept a low profile.
Bank robbery will cost you ten years in prison.
The thieves knocked off another bank today in a daytime robbery.
He described the robbery in detail.
Also many incidents of robbery by threats and violence are occurring.

English word "włamanie"(robbery) occurs in sets:

Interface 4 Wordlist 1 Unit 6
kryminalne zagadki życia społecznego

3. break in


I have forgotten my keys. Should I break in?
(often no object; with an object, break into-- inseparable): enter by using force (and breaking a lock, window, etc.); "Somebody broke into Jane's apartment while she was at the movies."
he tried to break in a house
He did not know who was trying to break in. How could any man break in here, and you not know? Someone broke into their apartment last night. The factory was broken into during the night and quite a lot of material was stolen.
Be quiet! You really shouldn’t break in when someone is speaking.
He did not know who was trying to break in.