Examples of shoplift in a Sentence
The manager saw the kids shoplift and called the police.
The kids shoplifted candy from the store.
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Will people be more likely to shoplift if there are few or no employees in a store?
Aarron Settje, 32, shoplifted from the Sportsman's Warehouse store on Old Seward Highway around 5 p.m. Tuesday, then yelled for a friend in a nearby vehicle after store security confronted him, Anchorage police said in an alert.
The suspect is accused of shoplifting at the business between noon-1 p.m., police said.
Someone was shoplifting Monday in the 1000 block of Woodbridge Center Way.
If a person is caught shoplifting, those charges go directly to local and state prosecutors.
Shoplifting, Pearl Road: On Dec. 28, a Marc's employee watched a woman shoplifting.
There were reports of these same women shoplifting at Kohl’s stores in Delafield and Neenah.
Immediately Cole swooped in and apprehended the man suspected of shoplifting four DVDs.
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Origin and Etymology of shoplift
First Known Use: 1756See Words from the same year
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