Why are Plouffe and Palin bent on robbing Washingtonians of their one true joy?
Would we be robbing our children of their innocence by turning their places of learning into an armed camp?
But not in Saudi Arabia, where a group of seven young men face execution for robbing jewelry stores.
Romney keeps talking about how Obama is "robbing" Medicare of $716 billion to pay for Obamacare.
“Oh, I thought you were robbing someone,” she says, matter-of-factly, and then leaves.
It is you who in His loneliness have been robbing Him of the souls that should be His!
Let us, if need be, tell the truth to Evelyn, robbing the truth only of its shame.
Yes, I am glad that we found him, for if he does die we may be the means of robbing his last moments of great suffering.
They used to hear about him robbing and burglaring now and then, but that was years ago.
My client assured me that he not only had no hand in robbing the mail, but that he tried to dissuade his companions from doing so.
late 12c., from Old French rober "rob, steal, pillage, ransack, rape," from West Germanic *rauba "booty" (cf. Old High German roubon "to rob," roub "spoil, plunder;" Old English reafian, source of the reave in bereave), from Proto-Germanic *raubon "to rob," from PIE *reup-, *reub- "to snatch" (see rip (v.)).
Lord, hou schulde God approve þat þou robbe Petur, and gif þis robbere to Poule in þe name of Crist? [Wyclif, c.1380]To rob the cradle is attested from 1864 in reference to drafting young men in the American Civil War; by 1949 in reference to seductions or romantic relationships with younger persons. Related: Robbed; robbing.