stitch-up

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stitch-up

n (Brit inf) → abgekartete Sache
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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.
Being such a finely balanced high case this was just the kind of issue which was destined to end up leading to all kinds of confusion and, not surprisingly, led to grumblings about establishment stitch-ups.
From internal stitch-ups resulting in the removal of senior staffers, far-right infiltration, to the loss of several candidates this will be a campaign that Nigel Farage and Nathan Gill won't look back on as highlights in their careers.
Will have Speaking of stitch-ups, Timmy, the lead singer of the Overtones, outs himself as a Sewing Bee fan.
The question that all honest AKEL voters should ask is the following: With such a party leadership, do AKEL's rivals need stitch-ups and fabricated statements to weaken it and disparage it in people's eyes?
NEW SERIES A hidden camera stunt show with a twist, as a cast of disabled people pull pranks on members of the public in hilarious stitch-ups.
James Hawes, who judged the prize, said: "Anyone who thinks literary prizes are stitch-ups should have been in the room with us this afternoon.
He is very good at the detail of bureaucracy: the agendas, the papers, the job descriptions, the formal speeches at meetings and the backstairs stitch-ups.
Aaronovitch supported and "fell for" one of the most well-documented, universally maligned, and expensive (in life and fortune) stitch-ups in contemporary history.
He's investigating a drug piracy ring for a client, who unfortunately ends up dead, putting his big pay day at risk - then he finds a dead body in the massage agency below his office, and the police take interest a fast paced, violent tale of high-level corruption, stitch-ups and amazing escapes all set against the heat of Bangkok, which keeps you gripped to see how Calvino will get out of the latest impossible situation.