rob

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈrɒb/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/rɑb/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(rob)

Inflections of 'rob' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
robs
v 3rd person singular
robbing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
robbed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
robbed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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rob

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. rob a [bank, painting, purse]
  2. caught robbing a [bank]
  3. rob a bank [armed, unarmed, with masks]
  4. rob [at night, in broad daylight]
  5. he was robbed of [all his money, his wallet]
  6. robbed her of her [savings, inheritance, chance]
  7. robbed of a [goal, home run, win, dream]
  8. robbed of the [chance, opportunity] (to)
  9. football, slang: we were robbed by the [umpire, referee]
  10. football, slang, UK: we [were, was] robbed!
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