Or she might simply have fallen victim to a thief, electronics having become the new gold chains for criminals the world over.
All a thief had to do was take off the dial knob on the safe and place the little joker on inside of it.
She is both clinical observer and giddy participant in the game of trying to catch a thief.
Who was a hero, who a fool, who an avenging angel, who a thief (or worse) and why?
A thief interrupted the touching proposal and stole the ring right as Juliet agreed to “marry the heck out” of Shawn.
"Then that is where the thief must have come in," remarked Roger.
A thief, debtor, slanderer, or defamer may become the slave of the one he has wronged.
The thief had already thrown away another armload, at the same place in the fence, almost under the window.
Call the man a thief and grafter if you will, but the laws of centuries protect him.
Whoever conceals a thief or stolen property or aids a thief in any way, shall be punished as a thief.
Old English þeof, from Proto-Germanic *theubaz (cf. Old Frisian thiaf, Old Saxon thiof, Middle Dutch dief, Old High German diob, German dieb, Old Norse þiofr, Gothic þiufs), probably from PIE *teup- (cf. Lithuanian tupeti "to crouch down").