sweetheart deal


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sweetheart deal

n
(Commerce) informal any agreement in which a public body offers unduly favourable terms to a private company or individual
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Sweetheart deal for TV show return MARK JEFFERIES reporters@dailyrecord.
It was a sweetheart deal for Farmers 10 years ago, and it is still a sweetheart deal today," said Alex Winslow, of the consumer organization Texas Watch.
This is a sweetheart deal for someone to own an established restaurant.
Travel Business Review-April 15, 2011--InterContinental Hotels Offers Sweetheart Deal for Couples(C)2011] ENPublishing - http://www.
The smokescreen of this lawsuit, filed just days before bids for the rail yard land development are due into the MTA, does not change the fact that the Jets had a sweetheart deal and are now trying to taint the bidding process," said Restuccia.
For example, what's the secret to getting a sweetheart deal in salary negotiations?
In one sweetheart deal, the Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority (CRRA) lost $220 million in a failed contract with bankrupt Enron (whose executives had contributed $80,000 to the Republican Governors Association, chaired by Rowland, and $1 million to his re-election campaign).
The Bush administration chose Valentine's Day to announce a sweetheart deal to fund the overseas activities of some of the most notorious pro-abortion organizations.
While woes mount for Edison in Philadelphia--including bad publicity over an alleged sweetheart deal to take over 20 city schools in 2001--company officials say many Edison schools are successful.
Without the support of his religious leaders or nation, this controversial resister refused the Army's sweetheart deal, suffered the wrath of millions of fans, and surrendered his title and livelihood in service of his conscience.
In other Skateboarder news, the message boards and voice mailboxes are practically bursting with bile as they battle with the old men at TWS over their sweetheart deal to cover the idiot box's King of Skate Pay Per View event.
The current owner, the City of New York, is considering selling the off-white elephant to Donald Trump, who plans to demolish it, or making a sweetheart deal with the Calder Foundation or Dahesh Museum, both of which promise to respect Stone's design.