You know the expression “adding insult to injury”? The following term captures that feeling perfectly:
説教泥棒 (sekkyō dorobō: burglar who preaches at the victim about methods of preventing similar crimes)
to preach + to instruct + thief (last 2 chars.)
First he breaks into your house, ties you up, and robs you. Then, as if that weren’t bad enough, he looks at you sternly and launches into a lecture: “You really need to be more careful about security, or else you’ll continue to be the victim of such crimes.” He has redeemed himself for his crime by teaching you a valuable lesson. Why, quite possibly you’re indebted to him!
We could consider him to be a refined burglar. And in today’s blog, we’ll see ...
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