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"wheel and deal" in British English

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wheel and dealverb [I]

uk   us   informal
to ​try to make a ​profit or get an ​advantage using ​clever or ​complicatedmethods and often ​deceivingpeople or ​breaking the ​usualrules: He ​spends his ​timewheeling and ​dealing on the ​stockexchange.
wheeling and dealing
noun [U] uk   us  
It's an ​article about all the ​wheeling and ​dealing that goes on in ​financialmarkets.
(Definition of wheel and deal from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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wheel and dealverb [I]

uk   us   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 ​holdingpower.
(Definition of wheel and deal from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wheel and deal”
in Chinese (Simplified) (为获利而)投机取巧,耍弄手腕…
in Chinese (Traditional) (為獲利而)投機取巧,耍弄手腕…
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