cut a deal


cut a deal
phrasal to negotiate an agreement

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cut a deal — ► to reach an agreement: »The carmaker has cut a deal with unions to limit pay rises. Main Entry: ↑cut …   Financial and business terms

  • cut a deal — [v] make a deal bargain, barter, bicker, dicker*, do business, hammer out a deal*, negotiate, trade, work out a deal*; concept 324 …   New thesaurus

  • cut a deal — phrasal : to negotiate an agreement * * * cut a deal (chiefly N American) To make a deal • • • Main Entry: ↑cut * * * cut a deal phrase to make a business deal Her agent cut a deal giving her 30% of the profits. Thesaurus: to do business and re …   Useful english dictionary

  • cut a deal — tv. to arrange a deal; to seal a bargain. □ Maybe we can cut a deal. Let’s talk. □ The two lawyers cut a deal that left me with the furniture, although she got the house …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • cut a deal — to make a business deal Her agent cut a deal giving her 30% of the profits …   English dictionary

  • cut a deal — American to make an agreement or an arrangement with someone, especially in business or politics. The property developer tried to cut a deal with us to get us out of the building …   New idioms dictionary

  • cut — or short cut [kut] vt. cut, cutting [ME cutten, kytten < Late OE * cyttan < Scand base seen in Swed dial., Ice kuta, to cut with a knife: the word replaced OE ceorfan (see CARVE), snithan, scieran (see SHEAR) as used in its basic senses] I… …   English World dictionary

  • cut — cut1 W1S1 [kʌt] v past tense and past participle cut present participle cutting ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(reduce)¦ 2¦(divide something with a knife, scissors etc)¦ 3¦(make something shorter with a knife etc)¦ 4¦(remove parts from film etc)¦ 5¦(make a… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cut — cut1 [ kʌt ] (past tense and past participle cut) verb *** ▸ 1 use knife/sharp tool ▸ 2 have ability to cut ▸ 3 injure part of body ▸ 4 reduce/lower ▸ 5 on computer ▸ 6 stop something moving/working ▸ 7 make something shorter ▸ 8 divide playing… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • deal — deal1 /deel/, v., dealt, dealing, n. v.i. 1. to occupy oneself or itself (usually fol. by with or in): Botany deals with the study of plants. He deals in generalities. 2. to take action with respect to a thing or person (fol. by with): Law courts …   Universalium


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