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clinch the deal

In business, to secure agreement on an offer, proposal, or some other exchange. After two weeks of negotiations, we were finally able to clinch the deal with the other firm.
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clinch

(klɪntʃ)
tv. to settle something; to make something final. I was able to clinch the deal, and I got a raise for it.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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