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What do you call someone who sets up a small-business but is not the owner?

You sound like a "consultant" to me.
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What's the English version for the Spanish expression "de perdidos al rio"?

According to Wiktionary: Desperate Times Call for Desperate Measures In adverse circumstances, actions that might have been rejected under other circumstances may become the best choice.
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What's the English version for the Spanish expression "de perdidos al rio"?

Okay, I think I finally got it. I think you said in a comment (which I can't find anymore) that you wanted something informal (maybe slangy?), so: We're screwed. You may substitute a stronger term in ...
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What's the English version for the Spanish expression "de perdidos al rio"?

It reminds me of the expression "to burn one's bridges", and apparently you can burn boats instead of bridges as well: burn one's bridges Also, burn one's boats. Commit oneself to an ...
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Phrase to describe a fix that doesn't address the underlying issue?

Copying my answer to a duplicate question, a "fix" for a problem that doesn't address the underlying issue is a work-around. M-W: work–around noun : a plan or method to circumvent a problem ...
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