deal with (someone or something)

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deal with (someone or something)

1. To manage or handle someone or something (usually someone or something unpleasant). The phrase "deal with it" can be used dismissively to leave a task to someone else. I just can't deal with him when gets hysterical like this. I'll deal with the construction problems at the house—you go on ahead to work. A: "Sir, I'm not sure how you want me to handle all these calls." B: "Oh, just deal with it, Jeff."
2. To focus on or include something. Your term paper must deal with the major themes of modernism and link them to your chosen text.
3. To conduct business with someone or something. It's such a pain dealing with that company. They sent us the wrong size T-shirts and then took weeks to issue a refund.
4. To treat someone in a particular way. The owner dealt with me very nicely, so I'll definitely go back to his shop.
5. slang To kill someone. Don't worry, once I deal with the informant, he won't go running to the cops ever again.
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deal with someone or something

to manage someone or something. This is not a big problem. I think I can deal with it. I am sure I can deal with Jill.
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deal with someone

Sl. to kill someone. "Spike, you deal with that cop," said the crime boss. The agent planned how best to deal with the rebel leader without getting caught.
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deal with

1. See deal in, def. 1.
2. Do business with someone, as in I like dealing with this company. [Late 1600s] Also see deal in, def. 2.
3. Take action in, handle, administer, dispose of, as in The committee will deal with this matter. [Second half of 1400s]
4. Act in a specified way toward someone, as in He dealt extremely fairly with his competitors. [c. 1300]
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deal with

v.
1. To be about something; have to do with something: This report deals with teaching students how to read.
2. To confront or grapple with something: I can't deal with all of these problems at the same time. These researchers are dealing with the most difficult issues in the field. You dealt with their hostility very well.
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deal with someone

in. to kill someone. (From the milder expression meaning to cope with or tend to someone.) The agent planned how best to deal with the rebel leader without getting caught.
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References in classic literature ?
W.A.--That is true, He might strike me dead; and I ought to expect it, for I have been a wicked wretch, that is true; but God is merciful, and does not deal with us as we deserve.
Remember, they broke the deal with us & tried to renegotiate.
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Global Banking News-December 8, 2017--Royal Bank of Scotland's CEO says deal with US over mis-selling could extend into next year
WORLDPAY has agreed a PS9.3bn merger deal with US rival Vantiv in a tie-up that will create a global payments processing giant with a combined value of PS22.2bn.
The announcement came ahead of a news conference at its Wolfsburg headquarters that follows the outlines of a deal with US environmental authorities.
17 April 2014 - Japanese Kyowa Hakko Kirin (TYO:4151) said Thursday it would discontinue its licensing deal with US Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) for the humanised monoclonal antibody, mogamulizumab.
"Are you a hawk when you deal with us and a chicken when you deal with [Sayyed Hasan] Nasrallah?" Assir asked, playing on the meaning of Saqr (hawk) in English.
Elaine Tappin said her "overwhelming feeling remains one of anxiety and sadness" but her husband's plea deal with US prosecutors marked "the beginning of the end".
Addressing the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) board meeting here on Friday, Naveed Qamar rejected the rumours that Pakistan has made a deal with US and it backtracked on its demand of a US apology over the Salala attack which killed 24 Pakistani troops besides injuring several others.
Why would USA and China want to deal with us, when the bigger fish are over the water?
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Meanwhile, fashion chain Next is to sell clothes in America online after a deal with US retail giant Sears.
Summary: It is reported Piers Morgan has signed a Au5.5 million deal with US network CNN to replace veteran talkshow host Larry King.