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 all, it was a great show and I can't wait for the Real Deal Experience to be back in Enugu again.
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In May The Real Deal reported the selling price to be $30.
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17 September 2012 - Deal-of-the-day site operator The Real Deal STL had taken over local peer STL Super Deals LLC, the St Louis, Missouri-based buyer said without revealing financial details.
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.
Best of all, there'll be some excellent live music with The Real Deal (that's brothers Chris and Tony Griffiths from The Real People, pictured, doing a special acoustic set) plus some great new Liverpool musicians including Greedy Jesus, The Lees and Rachael Dunn.
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