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stole1 British & World English

A woman’s long scarf or shawl, especially of fur or similar material, worn loosely over the shoulders

stole2 British & World English

Past of steal.

like the cat that got the cream British & World English

Self-satisfied, having achieved one’s objective

stole in steal British & World English

Take (another person’s property) without permission or legal right and without intending to return it

steal someone blind in steal British & World English

Rob or cheat someone in a comprehensive or merciless way

steal the show in steal British & World English

Attract the most attention and praise

steal someone blind British & World English

Rob or cheat someone in a comprehensive or merciless way

steal the show British & World English

Attract the most attention and praise

steal a march on in steal British & World English

Gain an advantage over (someone) by acting before they do

steal someone's thunder in steal British & World English

Win praise for oneself by pre-empting someone else’s attempt to impress

steal a march on British & World English

Gain an advantage over (someone) by acting before they do

steal someone's thunder British & World English

Win praise for oneself by pre-empting someone else’s attempt to impress