dirty deal

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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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Masterminds of corruption will take advantage of this chaos to acquire the new notes through unscrupulous means or dirty deals. The other risk of reducing the timeframe is that the Sh1,000 new notes may be depleted unexpectedly.
DIRTY DEALS He said he had thus directed the Inspector General of Police to fast track the investigations into the gold scandal and forward the file to him within seven days for appropriate action.
Building Britain's Canals C5, 8pm Writer and historian Dan Jones examines the creation of the picturesque Kennet and Avon Canal, which was born from a murky pool of dirty deals and demanding landowners.
Football Leaks: Uncovering the Dirty Deals Behind the Beautiful Game, Rafael Buschmann, Michael Wulzinger, 9781783351404 (GUARDIAN FABER)
In Football Leaks: Uncovering The Dirty Deals Behind The Beautiful Game by Rafael Buschmann and Michael Wulzinger, Arsenal feature prominently.
The confidential contract information of a number of leading Premier League players has been published by the German magazine Der Spiegel in the book 'Football Leaks: Uncovering The Dirty Deals Behind the Beautiful Game,' laying out the eye-watering terms for some of the big deals of the past two transfer windows.
Secret documents and first-hand testimony were relied on to unearth the dirty deals that occur within the national oil company, it stated.
The firm is believed to have helped the family move hundreds of millions of dollars originating in alleged dirty deals into offshore accounts.
Even after spending a year in jail, Yucel told his lawyers he had no intention of being a pawn which the Turkish government can cash in, in exchange for "dirty deals."
Brazile is a Democratic strategist more than lightly familiar with dirty deals and strange relationships intrinsic to the political process in Washington; but what she discovered over the DNC events was unlike anything else she'd ever experienced--and here makes for a powerful expose.
Instead in many cases, people's perception of this anti-corruption body is that of a facilitator in dirty deals and transactions.
SIR GEORGE YEARDLEY (Jason Flemyng) Jamestown's governor is prone to doing dirty deals, earning himself many enemies in the colony.
Pen and Benedict's stories are not for the faint of heart, however; The Nerdy and the Dirty deals frankly and in great detail with family relationships and with teenage sexuality.--Debbie Kirchhoff.
Could it be that any inquiry would expose the dirty deals of politics, and see the letters of comfort many IRA killers are carrying around become a worthless bit of paper?
Could it be that any inquiry would expose the dirty deals of politics, and the letters of comfort many IRA killers are carrying become a worthless bit of paper?