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    Bassim is offline VIP Member
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    A gang of burglars in overalls

    I am wondering if my sentences are grammatically correct.

    A gang of burglars in overalls arrived with a removal van, broke in a luxurious house, and then carried expensive furniture and valuables into the van, without the neighbours suspecting anything. About fifteen minutes later, they drove off with the stolen goods, disappearing without a trace.

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    Re: A gang of burglars in overalls

    "Broke into" is what I would use.

    I guess "removal van" is another BrE/AmE difference? I've never seen the term. We have "moving" trucks and vans.

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    Re: A gang of burglars in overalls

    Omit the comma before ​without.
    I am not a teacher.

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