cut a deal

cut a deal

to arrange a deal; to negotiate an agreement. Maybe we can cut a deal. Let's talk. The two lawyers cut a deal that left me with my car, although she got the house.
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cut a deal

to make an agreement or an arrangement There was pressure on both of them to cut a deal on the budget.
Usage notes: usually said about business or political agreements
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cut a deal

  (American)
to make an agreement or an arrangement with someone, especially in business or politics The property developer tried to cut a deal with us to get us out of the building.
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cut a deal

Offer or arrange an agreement or compromise, as in The administration is hoping to cut a deal with Japan. This expression uses deal in the sense of "business transaction." [Colloquial; 1970s]
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cut a deal

tv. to arrange a deal; to seal a bargain. Maybe we can cut a deal. Let’s talk.
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