transact business

See: handle, trade
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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 doctor seemed expecially troubled by the fact of the robbery having been unexpected, and attempted in the night-time; as if it were the established custom of gentlemen in the housebreaking way to transact business at noon, and to make an appointment, by post, a day or two previous.
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.
You confuse me, and how can I transact business if I am confused?
Thank goodness I'm of legal age and able to transact business in my own right.
It was the custom of the time, indeed, for merchants to store their goods and transact business in their own dwellings.
The proof of this is that they were willing to transact business with him.
According to Ryan McInerney, president, Visa Inc, Both Visa and DocuSign have a common vision to help consumers and organizations transact business in confidence.
They often come equipped with a talented workforce, a lower tax base, an improved quality of living and, thanks to technology, the same ability to communicate and transact business as if you were in the downtown business district of any city in the country," said Schultz.