daylight robbery


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daylight robbery

n
informal blatant overcharging
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daylight robbery

n (Brit) (fam) it's day£light robbery!è un vero furto!
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They were alleged to have forced two Indian salesmen to their knees by holding a gun to their heads during the daylight robbery.
Of course, the banks will not mind this indefinite postponement at all as they are earning millions daily on this 'frozen' amount, and will surely show higher than anticipated earnings on the back of this daylight robbery, enriching the sponsors and shareholders of the bank.
It may be added that Major Zeeshan was shot dead by three armed persons on putting up resistance during a daylight robbery at his house in Sector I-8 of Islamabad on November 4, 2016.
HYDERABAD -- Assistant Superintendent of Police Zahida Parveen Sunday claimed that the two suspects involved in the daylight robbery in a jewellery shop in Phuleli area on February 15 had been arrested.
HYDERABAD:Assistant Superintendent of Police Zahida Parveen Sunday claimed that the two suspects involved in the daylight robbery in a jewellery shop in Phuleli area on February 15 had been arrested.
Kaya itong presyuhan ng P40, P45, P50 o P60 ay daylight robbery.
The resurgence of such daylight robbery in the CBD has put the police service on the spot, with many questioning the effectiveness of their routine patrols.
The daylight robbery took place on a busy road and the bandits fled on their motorcycle without facing any resistance.
It turns out it was one of the highlights of Sharon Osbourne's young life too, even though we used different methods of daylight robbery.
A CASHIER was left "extremely shaken" after being forced to hand over a four-figure sum of cash in a broad daylight robbery.
A DISABLED Anfield man who is named after a pirate accused the government of daylight robbery when his benefits were slashed by PS80 a week.
Far from being responsible banking practice, this looks like daylight robbery.