like a thief in the night in English

in a way that is very sneaky, in a stealthy manne

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1. As a thief in the night you have stolen this city.

2. What does the phrase “as a thief in the night” suggest about the Lord’s coming?

3. In many lands inflation is like a thief; it reduces a person’s assets.

4. 4 The dog clung like a limpet to the thief.

5. They put Mussolini in jail, like a thief, the one who made the Empire.

6. 10 The night watchman who apprehended the thief was praised for his vigilance.

7. Once a thief, always a thief. 

8. They say that a thief in Mexico today can disappear like a puff of smoke.

9. Set a thief to catch a thief. 

10. The thief ran like anything when he heard the alarm.

11. One night a thief broke into the church to steal jewels from the Madonna on the High Altar.

12. It takes a thief to catch a thief. 

13. The thief palmed a book in a bookstore.

14. 28 It takes a thief to catch a thief. 

15. There is a thief in our midst.

16. A thief knows a thief as a wolf knows a wolf. 

17. You mean, it might have been made to look like a thief s handiwork?

18. A thief is a thief, whether he steals a diamond or a cucumber. 

19. In what way was Absalom a thief?

20. It will come, and it is going to come very unexpectedly, like a thief.

21. The thief gave me a boot in my stomach.

22. No need to light a night-light on a light night like tonight.

23. Opportunity is like a thief, arrival of soundless and stirless, walk when you have lost.

24. Like from the other night?

25. A tea leaf was a thief, in rhyming slang.