Translation: from english

crime doesn’t pay

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  • Crime Doesn't Pay — Desperate Housewives episode Episode no. Season 5 Episode 16 Directed by Larry Shaw Writ …   Wikipedia

  • crime doesn’t pay — A US slogan particularly associated with the radio crime series The Shadow, in which it was spoken by The Shadow at the end of each broadcast (see quot. 1937), and with the cartoon detective Dick Tracy (see quot. 1954). 1892 Catholic World Dec.… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • Crime doesn't pay. — something that you say which means if you do something illegal, you will probably be caught and punished. Police arrests are being given maximum publicity as a reminder that crime doesn t pay …   New idioms dictionary

  • crime — W2S2 [kraım] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Latin; Origin: crimen judgment, accusation, crime ] 1.) [U] illegal activities in general ▪ We moved here ten years ago because there was very little crime. ▪ Women commit far less crime than men. ▪ Police… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pay — ► VERB (past and past part. paid) 1) give (someone) money due for work, goods, or an outstanding debt. 2) give (a sum of money) thus owed. 3) be profitable or advantageous: crime doesn t pay. 4) suffer a loss or misfortune as a consequence of an… …   English terms dictionary

  • pay — pay1 [ peı ] (present participle paying; past tense and past participle paid [ peıd ] ) verb *** 1. ) intransitive or transitive to give money in order to buy something: pay for: Let me pay for dinner. pay someone for something: Can I pay you for …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pay */*/*/ — I UK [peɪ] / US verb Word forms pay : present tense I/you/we/they pay he/she/it pays present participle paying past tense paid UK [peɪd] / US past participle paid Get it right: pay: The verb pay is never followed by a direct object that refers to …   English dictionary

  • pay — pay1 W1S1 [peı] v past tense and past participle paid [peıd] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(give money)¦ 2¦(bill/tax/rent)¦ 3¦(wage/salary)¦ 4 pay attention (to somebody/something) 5¦(legal cost)¦ 6¦(say something good)¦ 7¦(good result)¦ 8¦(profit)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pay — 1 /peI/ verb past tense and past participle paid /peId/ 1 GIVE MONEY (I, T) to give someone money for something you have bought, or for something they have done for you: They ran off without paying. | Didn t pay em a penny, just asked em to do it …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • crime — /kraIm/ noun 1 CRIME IN GENERAL (U) illegal activities in general: We moved here ten years ago because there was very little crime. | crime prevention (=work done to stop crime from happening): Neighborhood watch groups have been a very effective …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • pay*/*/*/ — [peɪ] (present participle paying; past tense and past participle paid [peɪd] ) verb I 1) [I/T] to give money in order to buy something Let me pay for dinner.[/ex] Will you be paying by cash, cheque, or credit card?[/ex] Can I pay in dollars?[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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