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filch (something)

To steal something. Relax, I just filched a little toy from the store—no one will ever know. Once Molly got arrested for shoplifting, that taught her to stop filching things.
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filch (something) from (someone or something)

To steal something from someone. Relax, I just filched a little toy from the store—no one will ever know. Hey, quit filching money from Mom—she's going to notice if all of her cash is suddenly gone!
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filch something (from someone)

Sl. to grab or steal something from someone. The young boy filched a candy bar from the store. Who filched my wallet from me?

filch something (from someone/something)

tv. to grab or steal something from someone. Who filched my wallet from me?
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filch something

verb
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Rahul Gandhi found this out the hard way when his mobile phone was filched after he landed at the Indira Gandhi International Airport ( IGIA) on his return from his London vacation.
Managers stole almost pounds 150m from their companies while employees filched pounds 24m, according to the report, which tracked cases that came to court.
Still, the monkeys filched grapes from the experimenter who looked away from the food.
But despite being called Joseph, the show is in danger of being filched by Lee Mead as Pharaoh, a fabulous Vegas-style Elvis impersonation.
FORGET the fact that all the characters have been filched from rather more distinguished works of fiction.
The alleged disappearance of the Mesopotamian heritage--170,000 looted treasures-eventually became a story about some three dozen stolen artifacts of great significance (plus quite a few missing stored items of far lesser value) that may have been filched with the connivance of museum staffers.
The hitmaker, who frequently travels from London to Walsall to watch his beloved Saddlers, said Kylie's debut single was filched from Pachelbel's Canon.
SIR - The writer of the letter ``MMR Studies'' appears to be a budding stooge in spin rather than one who has studied medicine or toxicology, and hence must have filched his propaganda from the Labour Party machine.
"The Neighbourhood Renewal programme will target the poorest wards in the city and make sure that money is not filched by the council for other schemes."
Callous Mark Stokes sneaked upstairs to the safe and filched heirlooms over six months while she cooked him Sunday lunch.
CREDIT where it is due, Gordon Brown may or may not have filched some pounds 50billion from company pension schemes, but the Chancellor did manage to protect one vulnerable section of society.
The thefts related to money he filched from company funds and put into the accounts of three women, including pounds 493,000 to Tia.
This week it's a computer clerk who filched pounds 2 million in a credit card scam in order to impress his rich girlfriend.
Where other self-declared "secular humanists" might simply disparage a religious musical idiom, Bagge charts how Christian performers filched popular forms back in the 1920s, lost control of the process, and eventually ended up influencing secular rock and pop.
And in the case of The Waiting Game, a format shamelessly filched from Dale's The Other Half.