Focus on the pronunciation of middleman
English definition of “middleman”
/ˈmɪdlmæn/ noun [C]
› COMMERCE a person or company that buys goods from the company that has produced them and makes a profit by selling them to a store or a user: You can lower the price if you cut out the middleman and buy directly from the factory.
› COMMUNICATIONS a person who communicates or makes arrangements between two people or groups who are unwilling or unable to meet or deal directly with each other: Generally, any unsolicited offer to make money by being a middleman for a transaction for somebody you don't know is fraudulent.