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Crime Vocabulary

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Although it's not nice to think about, it's useful to know some vocabulary about crime. Here is a list of crime vocabulary. Check your understanding by inserting the correct word in each gap. To make it even harder, if it is a missing verb, make sure you put it in the correct tense! Can you think of any more vocabulary related to crime?


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Link: Crime Vocabulary

  • 1. He said he was at the cinema alone, but I don't think that is a very good ___.
  • 2. The ___ arrived quickly and arrested the man.
  • 3. He was given a ten year___.
  • 4. He is obviously ___. His finger prints were all over the house!
  • 5. My son is ___. He was with me when the crime took place.
  • 6. They ___ my necklace and my rings.
  • 7. She was ___ last night when she was walking home from the train station. It was awful!
  • 8. He deserves to be locked up in ___ for a very long time.
  • 9. The ___ broke in through the back door and took the lap top computer.
  • 10. All ___ should go to jail, no matter what their crime.