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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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Babson closed the deal following a competitive bidding process.
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In just six weeks, Cali performed due diligence, interviewed 109 tenants, completed three different contracts with three different sellers, and closed the deal. The aggregate acquisitions, covering properties in Mercer, Passaic, Atlantic and Monmouth counties, represented the largest New Jersey real estate transaction of the year.