All who did business with legislatures "fixed" them, and Whitney was certainly the star "fixer."
Tu ne seras pas tonn, mon ami, aprs une telle comparaison, que je me sois dcid me fixer ici.
He gave one look at the fixer (and the fixer's face was worth looking at) and at the gaping countenances all about him.
Sometimes he had to call in a “fixer” to manufacture evidence, that the far-off ends of justice might not be defeated.
Sometimes he had to call in a "fixer" to manufacture evidence, that the far-off ends of justice might not be defeated.
The constable searched all night, and the fixer remained with him as long as he could keep pace with the officer.
He sauntered out leisurely; he did not saunter out of the main door, or, if he did, the fixer failed to meet him.
The fixer entered hurriedly, looking sharply around the almost vacant room, he whispered with the boss.
One of the best illustrations of how a town's officials sell themselves is embodied in the vile character known as "the fixer."
It was once my duty to run a race with a "fixer," and try to get the ear of a mayor of a town before he did.