shady deal

shady deal

Fig. a questionable and possibly dishonest deal or transaction. The lawyer got caught making a shady deal with a convicted felon.
See also: deal, shady
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He also maintained that when the issue of Vadra's alleged land deals was raised by activist Arvind Kejriwal two years ago, DLF -- the real estate firm linked in the row -- had denied that "there was any shady deal with Vadra.
Brugger's odyssey, which includes buying Liberian diplomatic credentials, meeting with various government officials, planning a never-to-be-built match factory, striking a shady deal with a diamond mine owner, and many, many bribes, illustrates what happens when the state has a hand in everything.
Answers on page 100 Other lives Few and far between were the high spots for Shady Deal, who hardly seemed to get a yard beyond 6f.
The Scottish government, the British government, in fact everyone involved in this shady deal needs to account for what they have done.
Opposition lawmaker Hisayasu Nagata will apologize Tuesday for allegations he made about a shady deal involving Livedoor Co.
If it does nothing else, this film demonstrates the folly of the deregulation zealots, showing that they let Enron manipulate the California energy crisis and revealing how they abused their freedom from oversight to make one shady deal after another.
They also judged he had allowed his mount to continue to drift and ended up bumping into Dunedin Rascal (Steve Carson) and Shady Deal (Mark Savage).
To avoid undermining the united front of Japan, the United States and South Korea in dealing with Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions, Roh needs to present the full story on his predecessor's shady deal to recover the trust that has been lost.
What shady deal did Enron engage in with a Canadian bank?
This move may be just another shady deal in the byzantine world of Russian business and politics.
She then makes a shady deal with the club's managers, but she doesn't do enough to please them, and before long, her colleagues become aware of the situation.
I was lucky enough to win the race as a young jockey on Shady Deal, who was trained by Josh Gifford and owned by Geoff Hubbard.
A judge is implicated in his wife s murder when a pool of blood is found in his car, and the investigation leads Stark to a shady deal in which a prisoner was granted early release.