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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In a speech at the National Information and Communications Technology Summit 2018 at SMX Convention Center in Davao City, the President did not identify the wheeler-dealer or the companies.
The wheeler-dealer guy also had a small mink farm; he could get more out of the horse hide, meat and bones for his mink than he could get for the truck if he sold it for scrap iron.
The 70-year-old actor, who also played Peckham wheeler-dealer Del Boy Trotter in Only Fools And Horses, will head the cast in a contemporary television film for ITV1 titled Come Rain Come Shine.
This one-off from creator John Sullivan is set in the 1960s when the Peckham wheeler-dealer was wearing winkle-pickers and Rodney was just a twinkle in the eye of his mother, Joan Trotter (Kellie Bright).
Instead this new one-off comedy goes back to the 1960s, when the wheeler-dealer was still a winklepicker clad teenager, his mum had yet to make her suspiciously long list of deathbed requests, and Rodney hadn't even been born.
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.
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.