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 a wide swath — attract a great deal of attention by trying to impress others …   Useful english dictionary

  • To cut a caper — Cut Cut (k[u^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cut}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cutting}.] [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To cut a dash — Cut Cut (k[u^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cut}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cutting}.] [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To cut a figure — Cut Cut (k[u^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cut}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cutting}.] [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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