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heist someone or something (up)

Rur. to lift someone or something. See if you can heist that box onto the top shelf. Dad heisted me up so I could see over the fence. John groaned and heisted up the bale of hay.

heist

(hɑɪst)
1. n. a theft; a robbery. (see also lift.) Lefty just had to pull one last heist.
2. tv. to steal something; to rob a person or place; to lift something. (Underworld.) The thugs heisted her and took her purse and watch.
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Heist was a leader in industry affairs, serving as chairman of the National Council of the Paper Industry on Air and Stream Improvement, and on the boards of the Forest Industries Council on Taxation, the American Forestry Association, and the National Forest Products Association.
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The following infographic provides a fascinating list of heists taking place all over the world and dating as far back as 1671 with the "Crown Jewel Heist" by Thomas Blood and also includes facts on infamous robber Jesse James and his gang in 1866 and a shocking 1992 heist of the Las Vegas hotel and casino Stardust, featuring a culprit who remains at large to this very day.
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Heist drama: The Carlton hotel, in Cannes, southern France.
In the recent heist, suspects are alleged to have used prepaid debit cards issued by the two banks to withdraw millions of dollars from ATMs in New York City within a 24-hour period.
Lynch has called the heist 'a virtual criminal flash mob', where he claims the possibility could have been that the fraudsters used plastic cards such as an old hotel key card or an expired credit card to withdraw the cash provided they possessed the account data and correct access codes.
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Tower Heist is very much a story of the little men against the Big One, a "steal from the rich, give to the poor" caper, as acted by some of Hollywood's highest earners.