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a done deal

Definition of a done deal in English:

An agreement that has been finalized: although a few details still had to be worked out, the settlement was a done deal
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  • We are assuming it's a done deal, in the way they're talking and presenting their plans.
  • Even now, when the cat is out of the bag, they still want to brush aside reasoned argument and hide the project from public scrutiny until it's a done deal.
  • Also we were told that it was a done deal, although it was only a plan at that stage and consultation was to take place.
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