close a/the deal

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close a/the deal

To reach an agreement with another party, thus concluding negotiations. We need to move in a month, so how quickly can you close a deal and get our house sold? After months of negotiating, I hired a high-powered attorney to finally close the deal.
See also: close, deal

close a deal

 and close the deal
to formally conclude bargaining; to bring negotiating to an end by reaching an agreement. We negotiated the terms of the agreement, and this afternoon we will close the deal.
See also: close, deal
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Al Ahly has been granted the approval of the player and his club during the current transfer window, and it decided to close the deal officially on Sunday, according to Essam Seraj, Al Ahly director of negotiations.
American International Group (AIG) is reportedly in talks to sell its aircraft leasing arm to a Chinese conglomerate after missing a deadline to close the deal last month.
Even if we close the deal tomorrow he wouldn't be able to do it, because of all the paperwork.
Then Zhejiang Geely said it expected to close the deal by the end of September 2010, in line with the original time frame.
Fox did not say when Verizon intended to close the deal.
DUBAI: Borse Dubai expects to close the deal to take over Nordic stock exchange operator OMX by February, its chief executive said yesterday.
Once we've done that, we're able to close the deal, and accomplish what the traditional lender would call 'impossible.
has a sales contract for the waterfront property at Mile Marker 54 and expects to close the deal in December.
If they can't close the deal, Chicago-based owner Jack McDermott will walk away with the $500,000 deposit and an improved facility.
The companies expect to close the deal in the second quarter of 2002.
Think of a sales person with an important prospect or client meeting in the next half-hour searching all over the company's Intranet trying to find the precise information needed to close the deal.
Everyone has a special situation and unique needs, and it's our job to be able to work with those requirements and close the deal quickly.
By paying out the seller with a subordinated loan, the buyer can close the deal without having to give up more equity by attracting another investor.