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wheeler-dealer

n. someone who bargains aggressively. (see also wheel and deal.) Who’s the wheeler-dealer who set up this deal?
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Being a man of great wisdom and learning, he perceived in the short conversation he had with her that he would seek in vain another slave to surpass her in any of the qualities required by the king, and therefore asked the dealer what price the merchant put upon her.
Khacan, who was better able to judge of her merits than the dealer, wishing to bring the matter to a conclusion, sent for the merchant, and said to him, "It is not for myself that I wish to buy your slave, but for the king.
Noureddin, convinced at length of the truth of her words, yielded, and reluctantly led her to the slave market, where, showing her to a dealer named Hagi Hassan, he inquired her value.
As soon, then, as Khacan returned home he sent for the dealers in female slaves, and charged them directly they had found such a one as he described to inform him.
Reassure yourself, and send to the dealers, saying that you are not satisfied, and wish them to find you another slave.
It was not positioned as a replacement for plot tours, because we're still seeing about 70 percent attendance at dealer field days.
Ask dealer staff for new issue lists and promotional materials for distribution.
72-18 requires a ratable disallowance of interest expense incurred in the general operation of a dealer business, to the extent that the business involves the acquisition and holding of exempt obligations.
Worse still, from a law-enforcement perspective, is the fact that federal law treats all record-keeping errors by gun dealers as, at most, misdemeanors--even in cases where ATF can prove that a dealer falsified records.
The Internet promises to free consumers from dealer captivity.
But the commitment now is to look for minority dealer locations that are rated as better than average.
the huge imported car dealer chain that has been GM's main distributor in Japan for most of this century.
In addition, they would curtail access to capital markets for small municipal issuers that rely on local dealer banks to underwriter their debe securities.
lanelogic is the first company of its kind, offering instant bids for used vehicles while also helping the dealer acquire vehicles he needs the most.
Under the first, the dealer has the lessee complete a credit application, and faxes it to the taxpayer.