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    Thief or robber

    İf a presedent steal what can we say for him except ignoble, turd etc..

    Robber or thief? Which one is correct?

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    Re: Thief or robber

    What dd the President steal? I am pretty sure that "turd" would not be on my list.

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    #3

    Re: Thief or robber

    I am talking abaut public purse. A kind of corruption.

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    Re: Thief or robber

    Then I would use "corrupt" or "guilty of corruption".

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    Re: Thief or robber

    We need a short slogan for defining correctly. " Guilty of corruption " is very formal, ı think. We are not senators, we are the people. But thanks for your answer.

    Last edited by Turkish is the best; 03-Sep-2015 at 01:24. Reason: Grammar

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    #6

    Re: Thief or robber

    You could say something like "The President's a thief."

    If you want a nickname, you could call him something like 'The Presidential Thief', or 'The Robber President'.

    There are many other variations.

    The Commander in Thief
    Chief Thief
    President Robber

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    #7

    Re: Thief or robber

    Very generally, I think of a robber as someone who holds you up with a weapon and takes your valuables from you. A thief is more likely to sneak in or otherwise take things from you so you don't know it until later. Pickpockets and purse snatchers also fall into the thief category, but there can be a lot of overlap between the two words.

    "İf a president steal..." should be "If a presidents steals..." In third person, we need to 'add an s' (either the noun or the verb must take a plural form).

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