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Svo had built a reputation of living up to the ideals of a vor, never giving in to the authorities, even when it meant extra jail time, and was given his due respect by crooks of all backgrounds.
Using information they know about people, crooks are applying for benefits and directing them electronically to their own bank accounts.
The Build the Wall case is another example of alleged crooks’ text messages coming back to haunt them.
I saw every crook in the fence, every rut in the road, every bush and tree long before we came to it.
Only then did I own that by hook or by crook—and mostly by crook, I was forced to suspect—they had purposely given me the slip.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
I, too, am a shepherd, you know; but a shepherd in black and without his crook is somewhat in the way.
Frequently the shepherd carries a staff or crook in his hand, on which he sometimes leans, as if weary beneath his burden.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
Sometimes a milk-pail is represented near a lamb, or hanging on a crook by its side, or even resting on its back.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
By this time Captain Barry was tired enough of being penned up, and he made up his mind by hook or crook to get out of his cage.
Dight were her head and the crook all over with gold, and the bulwarks thereof were as high as on sea-faring ships.

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