strike a bargain


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strike a bargain

 and strike a deal
to reach an agreement on a price or negotiation (for something). They argued for a while and finally struck a bargain. They were unable to strike a bargain, so they ended their meeting.
See also: bargain, strike

strike a bargain

Reach an agreement, as in They finally struck a bargain after weeks of wrangling over who would get what. [Mid-1700s]
See also: bargain, strike