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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

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Mr Salmond said: "Every UK chancellor for the last 30 years has been filching about 3250,000 million of Scottish oil revenue.
We pipped Hollywood in filching that basic idea ( Bollywood's always first when it come to being inspired), and cooked Bheja Fry .
The complaints are tempered by the expectation that inventive Cubans, driven by economic necessity and seasoned by years of filching from the centralized socialist economy, will soon restore the pipeline of illicit goods to full flow.
This narrator is/is not filching, repellent, basking in the sunlight in the aftermath of a natural disaster, creating social anarchy, drowning in sorrow--and writing a novel.
What a ghastly, motley crew they are, making the same old mistakes, filching taxpayers' cash, screwing their secretaries, clowns drunk with their own power"
According to Atutubo, stripping pockets off uniforms of baggage handlers will prevent unscrupulous personnel from filching items because they would have difficulty hiding their stash.
On the other hand, Ken is most definitely involved in filching pounds 13.
like a kid bent on filching the candy he scents through the wrapper;
As legend goes, he claimed the Devil lurked there, hoping to scare off his workers from filching his prized bottles.
Their booty included filching his fishing gear and grabbing his golf clubs.
Yet when a team can field three strikers as good as Robbie Fowler, Mark Viduka and Alan Smith, supported by Lee Bowyer's runs from midfield and Ian Harte's dead-ball prowess, they always have the chance of filching the points from under their opponents' noses.
The utility tax: At a time when the Department of Water and Power's energy surpluses have brought the city an unexpected bonanza, filching an extra 10 percent from city ratepayers can no longer be excused or justified.