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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Malcolm Turnbull and Matthew Guy must come clean about their dirty deal that is brazenly trying to stop the North East Link, a project that will give local roads back to local residents.
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.
He then confronts the owners and offers them "The Dirty Deal.
But then, Mike got fired towards the end of the first half, as he had made a dirty deal with Charles Forstman.
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.
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.
There is dirty deal after dirty deal after dirty deal in the bill this House will vote on," said Rep.
In a statement, HRW said: "It looks less like friendship and more like a dirty deal to enable Italy to dump migrants and asylum seekers on Libya and evade its obligations.
It is shameful of the Muslim Brotherhood and the security apparatus to sacrifice two men both under the age of 22, in a dirty deal that could possibly destroy their futures," the statement continues.
If supporters of this coalition idea wish to make a dirty deal with Welsh Tories then do so.
Other states were helpless to counter New Jersey's dirty deal.