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funny business

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Definition of funny business in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Deceptive, disobedient, or lecherous behaviour: they sent a big strong farmer’s lad to make sure there was no funny business
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  • Be careful though: insider ownership is a double edged sword as executives may get involved in some funny business to increase artificially the stock's price and then quickly sell out the personal holdings for a profit.
  • . Obviously the last one was just me, her question was no doubt ‘How many bones is it allowable to break in his hand if he tries any funny business?’
  • These ongoing investigations of apparently quite real funny business opened the way for anyone to stir the pot, and Letelier's political enemies seem to have made the most of it.

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