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He remembered something—the cherished pose of being a man plunged fathoms-deep in business.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
But the greatest danger I ever underwent in that kingdom was from a monkey, who belonged to one of the clerks of the kitchen.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
A letter from Fajardo to the king (December 10, 1621) concerns various matters of administration and business.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
The father of Mr. Stacy Marks predestined him for the coach-building business.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
That, and a range war that grew out of the killing, and some kind of a business deal just about broke them.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
But he could not bear the reflection, and with fevered impatience, he hurried through the business of the morning.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
But it was my only chance then; or rather I had seen enough of business to avoid making mistakes when I could.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
He ought not to be in London now—it is stifling—went up for some business meeting or other—seemed to wish to avoid details.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
So when Yung Pak's father made him a present of a monkey—a real monkey—alive—he just danced with glee.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
I should not be surprised if he returned to business in a day or two, and settled steadily to work for the remainder of his life.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO MONKEY BUSINESS

  • dirty pools
  • funny businesses
  • malicious tactics
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  • shady businesses
  • skullduggeries
  • unethical behaviors
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