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Describing something that is secret or clandestine. I refuse to take part in your shady back room dealings.
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back room

mod. secret; concealed. All the candidates were selected in back room meetings.
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As the former CEO of a multi-billion dollar credit union, I was fortunate to partner with other successful credit unions that created shared service platforms for our technology operations, call centers, back-room lending, deposits and collections operations.
"DAVACO representatives have sales floor expertise, but the genuine value is the added proficiency with back-room management and real-time reporting," said Rick Davis, Founder/CEO, DAVACO.
He added: "I've got a superb back-room staff and they make my job so much easier.
If we keep progressing there is only one option." It is inconceivable Hiddink would be re-organising Chelsea's back-room staff unless he sees himself as the man in charge.
Gerald Davies, the Lions team manager for the 2009 tour and WRU board member, revealed Gatland wasn't considered to be head coach, but could play some part in the back-room team.
'For me it was important to meet the back-room staff in Germany.
After weeks of back-room wrangling, Senate Republicans and Democrats agreed to hold a vote, not on the Federal Marriage Amendment (FMA) itself, but on a procedural move that would have brought the amendment up for a vote on its merits.
There are some back-room efficiencies we have to take advantage of, but there will be no change in operations, advertising, and merchandising."
Rock's proposed law would prohibit these technologies on one hand, only to arrogate total control over them to himself with the other, licensing them at will through back-room ministerial dispensations.
Developing an efficient system for "back-room" operations such as reading meters and billing customers has also been complicated.
Skrovan said there are two key types of partnerships emerging in today's business: front-end alliances and back-room partnerships.
Bloxwich Town have confirmed their new-look back-room team by welcoming Robert Pomroy and Ian Trevor to the Kestrels.
Boyish back-room rhythmic rivalries with political overtones have yielded to opulently escapist floor shows.
BENNY COULTER has admitted surprise that Down have secured the services of Niall Moyna to be part of their back-room team.
Pearce, a member of Capello's back-room team, said: "People will be professional.