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American Sign Language: "thief"


The sign for "thief" is just a combination of STEAL and PERSON.

THIEF = STEAL + PERSON 



You might see some people signing "bandit" to mean "thief."   This sign is based on the idea that the traditional (old time) bandits had mustaches.

BANDIT:



Here's a version of the sign "GUNS DRAWN" that can be used to mean ""it's a hold up" or "rob." The sign uses modified "H" hands with the thumbs sticking up.

ROB / "hold up" / mug:



 


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