horse-trading


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horse-trad·ing

(hôrs′trā′dĭng)
n.
Negotiation characterized by hard bargaining and shrewd exchange: political horse-trading.

horse trade n.
horse′-trade′ v.
horse trader n.
Translations

horse-trading

[ˈhɔːsˌtreɪdɪŋ] nmercanteggiamento
References in classic literature ?
Simpson spent little time with his family, owing to certain awkward methods of horse-trading, or the "swapping" of farm implements and vehicles of various kinds,-- operations in which his customers were never long suited.
As extra man at the biggest livery stable, Billy's spare time was so great that he drifted into horse-trading.
ISLAMABAD -- Minister of state for Information, Broadcasting, National History and Literary Heritage Marriyum Aurangzeb, talking to media persons here Wednesday after attending the ECP hearing about horse-trading in the Senate elections, said that it was the constitutional obligation of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to hold a probe into the matter.
ISLAMABAD -- Politicians and representatives of different political parties on Wednesday failed to produce any evidence before the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to prove their allegations about alleged horse-trading and use of money in the recently held Senate polls.
Islamabad -- The Election Commission of Pakistan on Wednesday hinted that they might seek help from FIA and intelligence agencies to probe alleged horse-trading in March 3 elections for 52 Senate seats.
ISLAMABAD -- The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday hinted that they might seek help from FIA and intelligence agencies to probe alleged horse-trading in March 3 elections for 52 Senate seats.
Aurangzeb said that the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz was the only political party, which had stayed away from this ugly game of horse-trading.
We want that there should be such a law that nobody is able to indulge in horse-trading again," she remarked.
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) issued notices to political leaders and parliamentarians over allegations of horse-trading in the March 3 Senate Elections.
ISLAMABAD -- Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif said he proposed the name of Raza Rabbani of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) to end horse-trading in Senate.
ECP takes notice of horse-trading allegations in Senate elections
ISLAMABAD -- After allegations of horse-trading in recently held Senate elections surfaced, the Election Commission of Pakistan has summoned leaders of political parties on March 14 to furnish evidence so that legal proceedings could be started against the lawmakers who allegedly sold their votes.