That's why I have prepared this kind of cheating sheet for them.
Rob – Steal - Burgle
- You rob a place. ( You commit a robbery)
- You steal something. ( You commit a theft)
- You burgle a house / shop / building when you break into it using force. ( You commit a burglary)
- A robber robs a place (for example, a bank), of something.
- A thief steals something from a person.
- A burglar burgles a house by forcing a way into it and stealing from it.