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Origin of back room
Example sentences from the Web for back room
In a dim backroom of a mud hut in Save, 82-year-old Teresa Nyirabutunda sits propped upright in bed by her daughter, Francine.
It was reminiscent of the old days of backroom politics and half-drunk reporters swaying against their typewriters.
They also ran the second-most important ad of the season, painting Quinn as a creature of a smoky backroom.
I thought it would be hidden, out in the woods, or some kind of backroom deal.The True Story Behind Dallas Buyers Club: Meet the Real Ron Woodruff|Andrew Romano|November 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I want Missourians to make a choice in this election based on policy, not backroom politics.Abortion Opponents and Many Democrats Want Todd Akin to Stay in Senate Race|Patricia Murphy|August 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
On his way back, he noticed there were two others in the backroom, a couple of men gnawing on pretzels over beers.
Lamb worked his way up into the throng and got a glimpse of the other guy getting stiff on the backroom floor.
He had also meant to do general repair work in the backroom shop.The Planet Strappers|Raymond Zinke Gallun
Nick cleared the pie wrapper off the small counter and tossed it into a box as he headed for the backroom.The Sex Life of the Gods|Michael Knerr
Look here, Baldy, what was it her father whispered to you—just before she came into the backroom?Wide Courses|James Brendan Connolly
British Dictionary definitions for back room
- a place where research or planning is done, esp secret research in wartime
- (as modifier)back-room boys