He's a thief.
The witness identified the thief in the police lineup.
Give a thief enough rope and he'll hang himself.
A professional thief can jimmy a car door in no time.
I was suspected of being a thief because I was hanging about near the jeweler's.
A little, old woman foiled the robbery by whacking the thief on the head with her cane.
The thief has to be in here. I'm sure somewhere around is his stronghold so if we can just find that we've got him.
Liar today, thief tomorrow.
I think putting thieves to death is not lawful; and it is plain and obvious that it is absurd and of ill consequence to the commonwealth that a thief and a murderer should be equally punished.
I'm a thief, I'll go back when I've taken the stuff. Report me and I'll stab you.
Sleep is the greatest thief, for it steals half one's life.
Where’s the little thief today?
Being a thief is risky, so it is better to be a right man.
While we were out for a picnic, our house's lock was picked by a thief.
The thief or swindler who has gained great wealth by his delinquency has a better chance than the small thief of escaping the rigorous penalty of the law.