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middleman

1. an independent trader engaged in the distribution of goods from producer to consumer
2. Theatre the interlocutor in minstrel shows
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He was his own set-up man, his own middle man, and he could have been his own closer,'' manager Mike Scioscia said.
It is undertstood that IFG will operate as a middle man between GE and borrowers, lending GE's money to individuals, with fixed rate loans that are one per cent higher than normal market rates.
By cutting out the middle man, we can offer very high-quality guitars at a substantial savings.
And last night, on the eve of West Brom's trip to Highbury, Megson declared: "I can't help feeling this deal would be a lot easier if we removed the middle man.
The combination of the collapse of the middle man marketing sector and the tight supply situation in the U.
Houllier is willing to do a swap deal for talented Riggott and a middle man has offered Derby cash plus Norwegian right-back Veggard Heggem.
That's the way things seem to be going, eliminate the middle man.
New restuarant contracts in place eliminating middle man.
See if you can guess the identity of the Everton player writer Claire Gray is on about here: "Like Juan Sebastian Veron, Steven Gerrard is a middle man of outstanding quality, capable of turning a game on its head.
In addition, the films may be accessed from a database in a way that saves consumers time from going to a video store and saves movie producers a lot of the middle man fees now associated with that means of distribution.
But it was too late for this hapless middle man, a chap called Frank Sedoc, to wipe all the egg off his face.
Brown described Ortega as a middle man, ``selling to dealers who sell to the streets.