There are 2 main definitions of cut a deal in English:

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cut a deal 1

North American informal Come to an arrangement, especially in business; make a deal.
Example sentences
  • It's a really blatant case of government cutting a deal for big business against the public interest.
  • And the father pleads guilty to a long sentence, purportedly to help his son, but without actually cutting a deal with prosecutors to help his son, for reasons that are obscure.
  • They fight over their share of the surplus rather than cutting a deal, precisely because they have future bargains in mind (with other parties too).
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There are 2 main definitions of cut a deal in English:

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cut a deal 2
informal Make an agreement: he had gone to the board of directors with his new robot design and cut a deal
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  • Two sides have cut a deal to attack and destroy the third.
  • Rock band U2 has cut a deal with Apple Computer to sell custom iPods promoting the band's forthcoming album.
  • Dialogue with both countries to cut a deal will commence in secret (although what this will accomplish is still unknown).
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