close a/the deal

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close a/the deal

To reach an agreement with another party, thus concluding negotiations. We need to move in a month, so how quickly can you close a deal and get our house sold? After months of negotiating, I hired a high-powered attorney to finally close the deal.
See also: close, deal
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close a deal

 and close the deal
to formally conclude bargaining; to bring negotiating to an end by reaching an agreement. We negotiated the terms of the agreement, and this afternoon we will close the deal.
See also: close, deal
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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La Derniere Heure claim United are preparing a bid of EUR25m and the club want to close the deal 'quickly.' The 27-year-old would reportedly prefer a move to United over Arsenal because he's supported them his whole life.
Infineon aims to close the deal by the beginning of next year.
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Al Ahly has been granted the approval of the player and his club during the current transfer window, and it decided to close the deal officially on Sunday, according to Essam Seraj, Al Ahly director of negotiations.
Boliden said that it is continuing to work on the remaining details and the plan is to close the deal around 1 June 2016.
You'll know where a document is in the pipeline and what still needs to be done to close the deal.
American International Group (AIG) is reportedly in talks to sell its aircraft leasing arm to a Chinese conglomerate after missing a deadline to close the deal last month.
In the latest stage of a battle over the aborted 2009 sale of 405 Park Avenue, an appeals court has affirmed the ruling of the New York County Supreme Court, which determined that the would-be buyers of the building forfeited their $38.5 million deposit and accrued interest when they failed to close the deal.
Islamabad, Aug 24 ( ANI ): Pakistan coach Dav Whatmore, whose team is headed for the United Arab Emirates, has said the team needs to keep their heads and close the deal after playing themselves into winning positions.
The presidential delegate for investments, Alvaro Baltodano, said "we are working on it, we believe that they are going to close the deal." The company opened in April 2007 with an investment by Intl Textile Group (ITG), reported to be the second largest textile business in the world.
"I believe that during next month we either will close the deal in Brazil or won't close it at all," Barsky said.
It is believed that, in order to sooner close the deal, Dada has accepted a disadvantageous offer.