What exactly does
fix mean in this context:
...a prearranged signal to Arnold Rothstein that the fix was on.
I'm from Germany and I understand
to fix in this context as
to manipulate or
Another reference from "The Great Gatsby":
He's the man who fixed the World's Series back in 1919.
Actually the question was raised when we had to rule out words that cannot be used together or should not be used together. One phrase was "to fix a (weather) forecast". I said "fixing it" would mean to say it's raining tomorrow although I know that the sun will be shining. My teacher didn't understand that.
The task was:
3.1 Action words for business
Verbs are the action words you need in business English. But do you know how to use them? For each verb below, pick the noun which does not typically go with it.
a) a time
b) a price
c) a forecast
d) a deadline
Is it correct? My English teacher said basically "no". But how else can you understand it?