low road


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low road

n.
Behavior or practice that is deceitful or immoral: took the low road to victory on election night.

low′ road`


n.
a course of action that is merely expedient.
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Many suppliers cope with these competing demands through a 'low road' strategy of labour exploitation and precarious work to lower costs and meet volatile orders.
He had the blade INWISHAW Low Road on March 22 while on bail for another matter.
Installation of one 8m high wooden telegraph pole at Kellocks Cottage, Low Road,Wanlockhead - no objections raised.
Erection of a single-storey extension and formation of a window to the rear of 4 Low Road, Paisley ?Formation of two dormers to the rear of 4 Jedburgh Drive, Paisley ?Erection of showrooms (non-food) with an office to the rear of the garden centre at 75 King's Inch Drive, Renfrew, and ?External alterations to 51Watt Road, Bridge of Weir.
Though the press previews have largely indicated he will take the high road in terms of unifying themes, he has hinted at the low road of calling for divisive emergency power spending on the wall.
Al Mazrouei attributed the accidents to low road visibility during bad weather, pointing out that police did not record any serious accidents or injuries.
Viola's Cottage, 112 Low Road, Islandmagee Asking price PS269,950 Hunter Campbell Estate Agents www.huntercampbell.co.uk
"I will not take the low road by trying to hurt another person in public.
I'll take the Low road He dresses a bit like Joachim Low, rocking the skintight woollen jumper, and we can only hope Gary Caldwell now hasn't copied the German gaffer's disgusting scratch and sniff tactics witnessed at Euro 2016.
As for Trump, he always feeds the bad wolf, always tweets the low road.
"We can choose between a low road of protectionism focused on bilateral goods-trade balances and a high road of liberalization of global trade in services.
Consumer Reports didn't recommend any vehicles from these 11 brands, either because of low road test scores, poor crash test performance or questionable reliability: Fiat, Jeep, Land Rover, Alfa Romeo, Mitsubishi, Jaguar, GMC, Dodge, Mini, Cadillac and Volvo.