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cut a deal

To reach an agreement with someone for something. If you come down on your sale price just a little bit, I'm confident that we can cut a deal with this buyer. I'm willing to negotiate, so let's cut a deal.
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cut a deal

to arrange a deal; to negotiate an agreement. Maybe we can cut a deal. Let's talk. The two lawyers cut a deal that left me with my car, although she got the house.
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cut a deal

Offer or arrange an agreement or compromise, as in The administration is hoping to cut a deal with Japan. This expression uses deal in the sense of "business transaction." [Colloquial; 1970s]
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cut a deal

COMMON If you cut a deal with someone, you come to an agreement with them from which both of you will benefit. They were trying to cut a deal in which they would give up their claim to the oil in return for a cash payment.
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cut a deal

come to an arrangement, especially in business; make a deal. North American informal
Cut here relates to the informal sense of the noun cut as ‘a share of profits’.
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cut a ˈdeal (with somebody)

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cut (somebody) a ˈdeal

(business) make an arrangement with somebody: She cut a deal with the boss who allowed her to work on the project if she raised half the funds.
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cut a deal

tv. to arrange a deal; to seal a bargain. Maybe we can cut a deal. Let’s talk.
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