transact business with

See: patronize
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The native firms laid it down as a rule that they would decline to transact business with any house in the trade which refused to grant them their privilege.
The next day, Wednesday, Monsieur Rabourdin was to transact business with the minister, for he had filled the late La Billardiere's place since the beginning of the latter's illness.
For heaven's sake, don't transact business with him to-day; let me find some means for you to avoid it.
I will go and tell Rabourdin," added des Lupeaulx, "that you cannot transact business with him till Saturday.
The minister refused to transact business with Rabourdin to- day; and Monsieur Saillard, to whom the secretary said a few words, came to tell Monsieur Baudoyer to apply for the cross of the Legion of honor,--there is one to be granted, you know, on New-Year's day, to all the heads of divisions.
I had frequently seen Hunsden in Bigben Close, where he came almost weekly to transact business with Mr.
Mison said the suspected "facilitators" have no clearance to transact business with the bureau.