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Set a thief to catch a thief.
linked to #429348
  • timsa
  • Aug 18th 2010, 08:06
linked to #467236
linked to #467695
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linked to #2685611

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Sentence #53065

eng
Set a thief to catch a thief.
fra
Combattre le mal par le mal.
jpn
泥棒に泥棒を捕まえさせよ。
泥棒[どろぼう] に[] 泥棒[どろぼう] を[] 捕まえ[つかまえ] させ[] よ[] 。[]
jpn
じゃの道はへび。
じゃ[] の[] 道[みち] は[] へび[] 。[]
rus
Клин клином выбивают.
ukr
Клин клином вишибають.
eng
One nail drives out another.
eng
One fire drives out another.
fra
Un clou chasse l'autre.
pol
Wybijać klin klinem.