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English definition of “wheel and deal”

wheel and deal

verb [I]
 
 
informal COMMERCE, POLITICS
to try to make a profit or get an advantage using clever, complicated, and sometimes dishonest methods: He made a cool $500,000 before lunch wheeling and dealing in shares. He continued to wheel and deal with an almost singular focus on holding power.
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