stitch-up

Translations

stitch-up

n (Brit inf) → abgekartete Sache
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Some more centrist members, part of a "Labour First" grouping, called it an "unprincipled and anti-democratic stitch-up designed purely to prevent the real differences of opinion" from being exposed.
A MUSIC and dance teacher who staged wind-ups with arch prankster Jeremy Beadle has literally played a part in the nation's second favourite stitch-up.
One wonders how Kyprianou finds the nerve to stand in front of the cameras and talk about a stitch-up and fabricated statements aimed, supposedly, "at the weakening and denigration of AKEL in public opinion.
A 2011 land deal, where the pension fund of telecoms authority (CyTA) purchased a plot in Larnaca for some e1/420 million, was "a stitch-up from beginning to end," interior minister Socrates Hasikos told an investigating panel yesterday.
Into this arena we get whispering campaigns, slurs and rumours - anonymous tip offs saying that the winning candidate is involved in stitch-up or has been imposed by friends in high places over the wishes of the local membership.
LAST Saturday on our Christmas On the Ball I thought I was party to a great stitch-up.
The decision to play an Ashes Test match in Cardiff was warmly welcomed here but drew claims of a Welsh stitch-up from across the border.
Once on the way back from a game we had to stop the team bus seven times so Gordon and Ronnie could get off to fight over some stitch-up Ronnie had pulled.
Of course, the contest has been a scrap between two private school boys and it has all gotten rather personal, with rumours of background plots, inappropriate business connections and union stitch-ups.
Point of Brexit lost in political spin HARD Brexit, soft Brexit, I have listened to the political elite, watched the business tycoons, read the editorials and now we see the negotiations, and all I can see is a gooey Brexit full of compromise and stitch-ups.
And second, there could be a gradual trend towards replacing vets with nurses to do jobs such as second vaccinations, post-operation checks and minor stitch-ups.