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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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KARACHI -- In another mass heist at M A Jinnah road robbers took away cash and valuables worth Rs4 million from 40 shops.
THE notorious Pink Panther gang struck again last week stealing [euro]9million worth of jewellery in a daring motorway heist in France.
The scruffy-looking suspects who slouched in their seats at the start of the monthlong trial were a far cry from the Hollywood image of those who carry out audacious jewelry heists.
pleaded not guilty and denied involving in the heist.
Heist drama: The Carlton hotel, in Cannes, southern France.
Bank heists often are committed by drug and gambling addicts, authorities say.
Showing surveillance video from two restaurant robberies, detectives asked the room of restaurant owners inside the West Valley community police station what they could have done to change the outcome of the heists.
Like their heist, it was pulled off with flair, style, panache and split-second timing.
Leaving aside the dubious morality in rewarding people for their skills in illegal activities, The Heist had the makings of an interesting insight into the criminal mind.
Master criminal Max Burdette (Pierce Brosnan) completes his last job ( the heist of one of the legendary Napoleon diamonds from under the nose of the FBI ( and sails off into the sunset, bound for a life of luxury in an island paradise with his beautiful lover Lola Cirillo (Salma Hayek).
IT'S GETTING DOWN TO THE WIRE for sophomore writer/director William Phillips and his heist film Foolproof.
Rockstar Games promised online Heists for "GTA V" will be available early 2015.
Once known as revenue engine of the country, Karachi has become the hub of criminal economy where political parties, local gangs and proscribed terror outfits all are generating money through snatching, bank heists, extortion and other acts of crimes.
There's no real Smith in ``Smith,'' but there is Bobby Stevens, a thief-for-hire who's accomplished at complicated heists and operates under a number of aliases.
Gene Hackman plays Joe Moore, the brilliant leader of highly skilled con-men who pull of complex heists for Bergman (Danny DeVito).