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  • Le larron does not seem to be used in conversational French (my daughter taught me the word after she learned it in her French class while reading a classic text) ... so here are some useful synonyms: un escroc (swindler, con man, crook) un malfaiteur (burglar) un voleur (thief)

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  • Si vous sauvez un voleur du gibet, il aidera ceux qui vous pendront.

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  • Supervielle was also the author of several works of fiction, Le voleur d'enfants 1926; The Man Who Stole Children being the most noted of them.

    Jules Supervielle

  • Elle s'est fait voler son portable elle a reussi a choppé le gars mais bien sur on devait s'y attendre les copain du voleur sont venu la tabasser ...

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  • Je ne sais plus trop ou j'en suis dans cette note alors comme je saute du coq a l'ane, je vais maintenant me sauver comme un voleur!

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  • As he is about to leave with his loot, our voleur is surprised by the tycoon's daughter, a young lady of Parisian high society named Giselle, exquisitely well read and highly refined but cursed with a morbid nature and naturally doomed to fall madly in love with the intruder.

    The Shadow of the Wind

  • The Maigret Saga - episode 94 le voleur de maigret translation by nigel ryan

    Maigret and the Pickpocket

  • Le voleur de Maigret copyright ©1967 Presses de la Cité. translation by Nigel Ryan

    Maigret and the Pickpocket

  • First published as Maigret et le voleur paresseux, 1961, Presses de la Cité, Paris; first English publication 1963, translated by Daphne Woodward, Hamish Hamilton, London

    Maigret and the Lazy Burglar

  • Maigret et le voleur paresseux the 85th episode of the maigret saga

    Maigret and the Lazy Burglar

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