wheeler-dealer


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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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A WEB wheeler-dealer staged a benefit scam while he sold items on the internet.
Wheeler-dealer Redknapp is planning a major clear out at White Hart Lane in a bid to raise substantial funds for new players.
Mark Friedman looks at a local wheeler-dealer of big-money baseball cards.
The Troubleshooters star Margaret John plays Elsie Hepple white in the series and the plot centres around the antics of the widower and her wheeler-dealer son, Richard.
Mackey is caught between a rich rapper and a local wheeler-dealer, who have some serious money on the outcome.
ANYBODY INTERESTED in seeing the documentary ``The Last Mogul'' probably already knows the high and low points of its subject, Hollywood wheeler-dealer supreme Lew Wasserman.
He picked up on a reference by Hong Kong's international wheeler-dealer Mark Player, who mentioned that an inquiry to use overseas race footage in a video campaign for the 2004 December festival had resulted in a demand for hefty payment, which was not forthcoming - something Player found to be rather perplexing.
The subtitle of Man in Pool (Sexy Beast), 2004, an image of a bald wheeler-dealer up to his chest in water and talking on a cell phone, refers to the 2000 film starring Ben Kingsley.
For example, the opening episode of an Egyptian series about an Alexandrian wheeler-dealer went on the air with an incomplete sound mix, so that the dialog in important expository scenes was completely inaudible under a blaring track of incidental music.
The Premiership's ace wheeler-dealer is always on the lookout for extra cash to reinforce a squad that finished a creditable eighth last term and could do even better this season after climbing into fifth spot.
Peckham wheeler-dealer Del Boy Trotter has struck gold -after Only Fools and Horses was named Britain's best sitcom.
In Max's wheeler-dealer ethos everything can be bartered -- even if it means making a Faustian pact with the enemy.
Young Arty Feldman is a precocious 15-year-old wheeler-dealer who brokers jobs in the San Fernando Valley fast food industry in this comedy written and directed by Erik Moe.
BARCLAYS is ditching more than a quarter of its wheeler-dealer bankers.
In his autobiography, The World Was My Lobster, Cole, 88, says he never understood the appeal of dodgy wheeler-dealer Arthur Daley in the classic STV comedy-drama.