1. Q: Who is he?
A: He’s a thief.
2. Q: What’s he doing?
A: He’s stealing something.
A: He’s leaving someone’s house with a TV under his arm.
3. Q: How did he get into the house?
A: He broke in.
A: He entered through a window.
4. Q: What happens if the police catch him?
A: He’ll go to jail.
A: If he’s tried and convicted, he’ll go to prison.
5. Q: What are some other words to describe people who steal?
A: A burglar is someone who breaks into homes and businesses.
A robber is a person who steals from anywhere.
A shoplifter is a person who steals merchandise from a store while pretending to be a shopper.
A mugger is a person who steals from people as they are walking on the street. A mugger usually uses a gun or a knife.
An embezzler is a person who steals from the company he or she works for.
A tax cheat is a person who cheats on his taxes.
A forger is a person who creates things that look like they have value, but they are just cheap imitations.
A counterfeiter is a person who makes fake money or other valuable items.
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