“Slippery customer” – English idiom

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Other examples from the web:

  • Watch out for that girl with the red hat and don’t believe what she says. She’s a slippery customer.
  • He’s a slippery customer, that Tim, I’ve never felt comfortable with him.

Watch out = to be careful; to remain vigilant.
To snatch = to take something or someone quickly and suddenly; to grab.
Untrustworthy = not able to be trusted.
Cunning = getting what is wanted in a clever and often deceptive way.