Spanish Word for pickpocket  

English Word: pickpocket

Spanish Word: cortabolsas, ratero
The Spanish Word for pickpocket
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Translated sentences containing 'pickpocket'
The pickpocket snatched the wallet from the tourist.
El ratero le arrancó la cartera al turista.

The fact is that Adam Smith's invisible hand is a pickpocket.
En realidad, la mano invisible de Adam Smith es un carterista.
Two things may lie behind a pickpocket theft in a city.
El robo de una cartera en una gran ciudad puede tener dos trasfondos.
The French policeman will be watching a pickpocket, the German policeman will be watching a junkie and the Greek police will just be looking on.
El policía francés vigilará a un carterista, el policía alemán vigilará a un yonqui y el policía griego se limitará a observarles.
The so-called 'invisible hand' of the market is in fact a pickpocket and the more invisible it is, the more pockets it picks.
La llamada "mano invisible" del mercado es en realidad un ratero y cuanto más invisible es, más bolsillos saquea.
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