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

the real deal

COMMON If you describe something or someone as the real deal, you mean that they are a genuine and high-quality example of something. I believed our relationship was the real deal. Both groups were hailed as the real deal, punk rockers who hadn't had private school backgrounds.
See also: deal, real

the real deal

a thing that is absolutely genuine or authentic; the real thing. informal
See also: deal, real
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In 2015, the Black Isle Show signed up to the Real Deal markets' charter, a nationwide initiative that encourages local authority trading standards and market operators to work closely together and share information so that local markets, car boot sales remain free from counterfeit goods and are a safe environment in which to shop and trade.
Readers spotted the blunder in an article titled "Five things you (probably) didn't know about...The White REAL DEAL Cliffs of Dover" and the area of coastline pictured has been identified as Swyre Head, part of the Lulworth Estate.
NOVAK DJOKOVIC claimed the "real deal" in his bid for a second Nole Slam starts now after reaching the second week at the French Open without dropping a set.
IT'S now on to its sixteenth series and if you fancy appearing on Dickinson's Real Deal you'll soon get a chance to when it arrives in Newcastle.
"If we're close to a deal where we think we can make a real deal and it's going to get done, I could see myself letting that slide for a little while.
Earlier this month, Trump, while talking about the US-China trade truce, had stated that either Washington will have a real deal with Beijing or no deal at all.
ITV's Dickinson's Real Deal will come to the town hall on Saturday, September 1.
Dickinson's Real Deal is visiting Llangollen in June as part of its 2018 UK-wide roadshow - and you could find yourself on the show.
Aba was host to another edition of Legend Extra Stout Real Deal Experience on the 1st of April 2018.
Pictured above (L-R) Barbara Ann Rogers, Engel & Volkers NYC; Michael Meier, Meier Real Estate; Jamie Aloia, Town Marketing Development Group; Antonio del Rosario, Town Residential; Stefan Martinovic, REBNY; Freddy Sarabia, REBNY; Paul Zweben, The Zweben Team, Douglas Elliman; Corinne Pulizter, Douglas Elliman, REBNY Membership Committee Co-Chair; Nikki Beauchamp, Engel & Volkers NYC; Barry Brandt, Argo Residential, REBNY Membership Committee Co-Chair; Jordan Preston, The Real Deal; Dan Peleg, Citi; Henry Shih, Citi; Pierre Debbas, Romer Debbas LLP; Amir Korangy, The Real Deal; Brian Phillips, Douglas Elliman
He said: "If you want your punk delivered as anthems, with a frontman who is the real deal, then look no further.
MANCHESTER UNITED legend Mark Hughes claims "real deal" Romelu Lukaku is a PS75million bargain.
FIND out how much your antiques and family heirlooms are worth when Dickinson's Real Deal comes to Dewsbury.
She had one side of her face made up with Product A - the cheap version - and the other with Product B, the "real deal".