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blag

(blæɡ)
n
a robbery, esp with violence
vb (tr) , blags, blagging or blagged
1. to obtain by wheedling or cadging: she blagged free tickets from her mate.
2. to snatch (wages, someone's handbag, etc); steal
3. to rob (esp a bank or post office)
[C19: of unknown origin]
ˈblagger n

blag


Past participle: blagged
Gerund: blagging

Imperative
blag
blag
Present
I blag
you blag
he/she/it blags
we blag
you blag
they blag
Preterite
I blagged
you blagged
he/she/it blagged
we blagged
you blagged
they blagged
Present Continuous
I am blagging
you are blagging
he/she/it is blagging
we are blagging
you are blagging
they are blagging
Present Perfect
I have blagged
you have blagged
he/she/it has blagged
we have blagged
you have blagged
they have blagged
Past Continuous
I was blagging
you were blagging
he/she/it was blagging
we were blagging
you were blagging
they were blagging
Past Perfect
I had blagged
you had blagged
he/she/it had blagged
we had blagged
you had blagged
they had blagged
Future
I will blag
you will blag
he/she/it will blag
we will blag
you will blag
they will blag
Future Perfect
I will have blagged
you will have blagged
he/she/it will have blagged
we will have blagged
you will have blagged
they will have blagged
Future Continuous
I will be blagging
you will be blagging
he/she/it will be blagging
we will be blagging
you will be blagging
they will be blagging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been blagging
you have been blagging
he/she/it has been blagging
we have been blagging
you have been blagging
they have been blagging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been blagging
you will have been blagging
he/she/it will have been blagging
we will have been blagging
you will have been blagging
they will have been blagging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been blagging
you had been blagging
he/she/it had been blagging
we had been blagging
you had been blagging
they had been blagging
Conditional
I would blag
you would blag
he/she/it would blag
we would blag
you would blag
they would blag
Past Conditional
I would have blagged
you would have blagged
he/she/it would have blagged
we would have blagged
you would have blagged
they would have blagged
Translations

blag

[blæg]
A. N (= robbery) → atraco m, robo m a mano armada
B. VT (Brit) [+ ticket] → sacar de gorra
to blag one's way into a clubcolarse de gorra en una discoteca

blag

[ˈblæg] vt (British) (= cadge) → obtenir à l'esbroufe

blag

(Brit inf)
vt
(= cadge)schnorren (inf), → abstauben (inf); (= bluff)bluffen; to blag one’s way into a clubsich in einen Klub hineinmogeln (inf); to blag one’s way out of somethingsich aus etw herausreden; to blag (on) about somethingetw total falsch darstellen
(= steal)rauben; bankausrauben
n
(= cheating)Schummelei f (inf); (= bluff)Bluff m
(= robbery)Raubüberfall m
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