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  • n. Plural form of heist.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of heist.

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Examples

  • Hugh Jackman is attached to play a Hollywood stunt driver who moonlights as a getaway car driver in heists.

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  • I think the best parts of the heists are the planning and carrying out everything, and this show's delivering it.

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  • At this point, we haven't been told whether or not this is an infamous bank robber or that he's pulled off any kind of heists that is notable.

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  • Judging from our daily experiences in crime-torn South Africa, however, a sub-section of that population, large enough to cause more havoc than even a well-equipped guerilla army of a few thousand men, has taken up practices such as heists, hold-ups, murders, sexual violence exacted upon women and children, and so on.

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  • The fun is still there, the heists are still there, but I think people are going to be surprised about how impactful some of the episodes are. ...

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  • Though high-profile heists make headlines, most often works are stolen from private residences, commercial galleries or government offices—more frequently crimes of opportunity than "Italian Job"-style capers.

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  • The solitary, silent hero (Ryan Gosling)—a stunt driver by day who moonlights as a hired getaway man for heists—falls for his neighbor, Irene (Carey Mulligan), a pretty young mother who seems to melt his unflinching tough-guy reserve—that is, until her ex-con boyfriend shows up.

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  • The latest charges stemmed from two bank heists in Chelsea a year ago.

    'Bouquet Bandit' Pleads Guilty to Two Bank Holdups

  • While Mr. Ackerman said the Argentine ban "might be marginally effective," he added that it was critical it also be applied to bank employees, some of whom have been found to be complicit in heists.

    To Foil Heists, Argentina Bans Phones in Banks

  • Police say the man, nicknamed the "Obama Robber" by local media, is wanted for six heists since 2008.

    Armed 'Obama Robber' Terrorizes Austrian Banks

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