strike a bargain

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strike a bargain

To successfully achieve a deal or agreement, especially regarding an acceptable price or exchange for something. The president struck a bargain with industrial lobbyists, promising to reduce taxes in exchange for jobs returning to the country. It was going to cost me a fortune to get the car fixed, but I struck a bargain with my mechanic to lower the price since I had been a loyal customer for so long.
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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.
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strike a bargain

Reach an agreement, as in They finally struck a bargain after weeks of wrangling over who would get what. [Mid-1700s]
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strike a ˈbargain/ˈdeal (with somebody)

come to an agreement (with somebody), especially after a lot of discussion or argument: They struck a bargain with the landlord to pay less rent in return for painting the house.
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