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Origin of burglar
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How to use burglar in a sentence
In 2006, Martha Milete was shot in the chest by burglars in her Detroit home.A bioethicist warns that informed consent is endangered|Karen Tucker|March 12, 2021|Washington Post
Police once used WD-40 to extricate a naked burglar who had become wedged into ductwork.
Posing as an undercover detective, he persuades an elderly woman to give him her most precious valuables to thwart a supposed burglar.‘Lupin’ is a thrilling heist series, but it goes deeper than that|Bethonie Butler|January 21, 2021|Washington Post
The burglar alarm to keep his parents out of his messy bedroom wasn’t his only invention.
The night Tre arrives, Furious—a Vietnam vet—shoots at a burglar.The 13 Coolest Movie Dads: ‘Taken,’ ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Die Hard,’ and More|Marlow Stern|June 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She recently caught a would-be burglar in the garage of their new home and chased him out into the street.
He was caught after setting off burglar alarms in the palace.Security Farce At Palace As Prince Andrew Stopped By Police After Break-In|Tom Sykes|September 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It is the burglar who bears the culpability for walking through an unlocked door, not the homeowner.How Social Scientists, and the Rest of Us, Got Seduced By a Good Story|Megan McArdle|April 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Police have denied earlier reports that Pistorius mistook his girlfriend for a burglar.Blade Runner’s Beauty Queen: Who Was Reeva Steenkamp?|Lizzie Crocker|February 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
No burglar ever brags of his exploits; the poacher always boasts, and always receives applause.The Chequers|James Runciman
The real fact is that Mr. Parson's father was a burglar of the fine old school.
The burglar entered the room without noise, and the heavy breathing of the sleeper continued without intermission.
Next came Coronado, as happy as a disappointed burglar whose cue it is to congratulate the rescuing policeman.Overland|John William De Forest
As for the gentleman at the door he was encumbered with his hurt companion, who fell across his knees as he rushed at the burglar.It Is Never Too Late to Mend|Charles Reade