Useful phrasal verbs about Crime with their meaning and examples in English.
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- Meaning: Enter a building or car by using force, in order to steal something
- Example: Someone broke into my car and stole the radio.
Break out of
- Meaning: Escape from a prison
- Example: Three men have broken out of a top-security jail.
- Meaning: Warn somebody about something that is going to happen, especially something illegal
- Example: Two men were arrested after police were tipped off about the raid.
- Meaning: Watch a place secretly, especially for signs of illegal activity
- Example: Detectives had been staking out the house for several weeks.
- Meaning: Bring somebody to a police station in order to ask them questions or arrest them
- Example: Two men were brought in for questioning.
- Meaning: Put someone in prison
- Example: Rapists should be locked up.
Useful phrasal verbs about Crime.