Though never convicted, he has always carried a certain, well, unsavory reputation as a crooked, back-room operator.
A Rockefeller Republican-turned-Reaganite, Newt aspired to be a back-room apparatchik rather than a demagogue.
If Mr. Soames would come into the back-room, he could see him through the door.
The back-room, which you see is also well lighted, is just the spot for our people to meet.
The others accept; and here they are, settled in the back-room, knocking on the table for sealed wine.
The Mummy entered the back-room, holding a candle in her hand.
Susannah shall put a small bed into the back-room for Johnny.
He threw open the door of a back-room, and drew Oliver in after him.
This little work you will find in a thin folio paper book in my back-room.
Noémi rose and followed her mother and the two guests into the back-room.