the real deal


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the real deal

1. A person or thing who is genuinely superior or impressive in some regard and is therefore worthy of appreciation or respect. Boy, that superstar lawyer they brought in is the real deal. She's the one who took down Big Oil in court! Wow, this Corvette is the real deal! I never want to drive another car again!
2. The bare truth or facts of a matter. I'm in the middle of writing a book that gives people the real deal on the ties between elected officials and megacorporations.
See also: deal, real
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But we all know there's no substitute for the real deal - and Johnny Marr IS the real deal.
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It's been a good pre-season, which we didn't have last year, so the real deal starts now," said head coach Griffiths.
This month, The Real Deal peeked inside the homes of some of Manhattan's top brokers to find out what's behind their front doors.
Northumberland County Council has signed up to the Real Deal charter to protect market customers from fake goods.
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Melbourne, Feb 25 (ANI): The budding romance between Shane Warne and Liz Hurley is the real deal, according to one of the spin king's friends.
On Friday, April 16, they'll be on display for central Arkansas fans and a statewide television audience when they and their Arkansas Wings teammates take on Team Final from the Philadelphia area to kick off the Real Deal in the Rock.
The Real Deal brings us to the present, including the truth about his role on Dragons' Den, what his charity work in Kashmir means to him, and how he has re-evaluated what money is worth.
TONY: But we can get rid of potentially pounds 3,000 a day on the Real Deal which returns tomorrow morning.
Every week, one plot will be selected as the Real Deal and will benefit from a superb cash saving of up to pounds 43,050, something which is not to be missed.
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But even if Ferreira has the real deal, it will be difficult to cash in.