An act of placing someone in a position in which they will be wrongly blamed for something, or of manipulating a situation to one’s advantage: he called the deal a stitch-up and said other companies were prevented from submitting higher bids to put it bluntly, the election was tantamount to a stitch-up
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- The Libyan government believes this was a political stitch-up.
- Control of the Assembly was the main political price of the stitch-up.
- This is a political stitch-up designed to keep a key debate away from the conference.
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