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wheeling and dealing

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Business basics, Politics
wheeling and dealingˌwheeling and ˈdealing noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 BBPPactivities that involve a lot of complicated and sometimes dishonest deals, especially in business or politics
Examples from the Corpus
wheeling and dealingSo, most probably and with a bit more wheeling and dealing, can Mr Kohl.But your dream world of wheeling and dealing become confusing.But now it was time for some wheeling and dealing.The wheeling and dealing of regimes is presumably not very mysterious.
From Longman Business Dictionarywheeling and dealingˌwheeling and ˈdealing [uncountable]COMMERCE business activities that involve a lot of complicated and sometimes dishonest dealsWith so much wheeling and dealing going on in the industry, we can expect to see more legal suits.wheeler-dealer noun [countable]He thinks of himself as a real wheeler-dealer. dealing
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