dirty deal

dirty deal

A dishonest or unfair agreement or arrangement. Don't sign this contract—it looks like a dirty deal to me. Most of these politicians have come into power through a series of dirty deals.
See also: deal, dirty

dirty deal

an unfair deal. That was a dirty deal. I feel cheated. I got a dirty deal at that shop, and I won't go back.
See also: deal, dirty

dirty deal

n. an unfair deal. I got a dirty deal at that shop, and I won’t go back.
See also: deal, dirty
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The first kiblah has been sold and was made subject to a very dirty deal. Those who bought power by giving oil until today are now conducting power negotiations by sacrificing Jerusalem.
Theresa May should heed Ballesteros the next time she goes crawling to Colombia for a Brexit dirty deal.
The dirty deal done with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party delivers nothing for Scotland other than more austerity.
"'The Dirty Deal' is where the guests start clearing their mess and agreeing to change their filthy ways forever.
The "dirty deal" that you are again erroneously whining about abuts the City's DPW service center grounds on Erie Avenue in the back.
This is a defeat, a concession to a miserable reality, a dirty deal, perhaps necessary as a matter of principle but to be carried out with regret, resignation, even revulsion.
"This government is ripping off the tax payer and is rushing it through to ensure the dirty deal is done before the election.
Another warm handicap is Dirty Deal's 2m hurdle win at Uttoxeter on February 9 (No.19) where the fifth and six won afterwards, reading well for the three in front, Scholastica, Miss Conduct and Dark Spirit.
HEXHAM: 1.45 Dirty Deal, 2.20 Ancient Times, 2.55 Imjoeking, 3.35 Call Me Mulligan, 4.15 Cara Court, 4.55 Quinder Spring, 5.25 Awbeg Massini.
UTTOXETER: 1.05 Broadway Buffalo, 1.40 Not Til Monday, 2.15 Nouailhas, 2.50 Tafika, 3.25 Barrakilla, 4.00 Dirty Deal, 4.35 Greywell Boy.
"It's a dirty deal because you hide the beneficial owner," Elmer said.
4 Jim Western (5 0-Cariboo Lady 6 Kings Heroine 7 05-Tinagenic (FR) 2010: DIRTY DEAL 6 10 9 BETTING: 4-5 Grabtheglory, 10-Kings Heroine, 25-1 Cariboo "All the great bands of today have got there through rehearsing and more rehearsing," he said.
In February last year journalist Ali Al-Rabo'e, who was working for Al-Qahira newspaper in Hajja governorate was killed by an unknown group of armed men said to be involved in "a dirty deal".
Dodoma, Dec 20 (ANI): Edward Hoseah, the Tanzanian prosecutor investigating a "dirty deal" by BAE to sell Tanzania an overpriced radar system, told US diplomats that "his life may be in danger," according to secret US diplomatic cables released by the whistleblower website 'Wikileaks'.
"There is dirty deal after dirty deal after dirty deal in the bill this House will vote on," said Rep.