Translations & Examples
Context sentences for "sly" in Dutch
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EnglishWe do not deny the need for reform, but this reform must not be improvised in this way or brought in on the sly.
EnglishFirst of all, the Fifteen signed the agreement on the sly and under the smokescreen created by the Charter of Fundamental Rights.
EnglishThe Russians cannot, at least not yet, oppose NATO's sly expansion through the militarisation of EU structures.
EnglishAt first sight this seems a very environmentally friendly concept, but it is being used here as a means of achieving economic advantage through LIFE on the sly.
EnglishWhat is very clear is that to the European Parliament, the national parliaments have only a supporting role to play: organising the sly policing of their own governments!
EnglishThis has been done in a rather sly, hypocritical and misleading way in that not simply different dates, but also different procedures – with stem cell lines and not with embryos – have been proposed.