Meaning of “a raw deal” in the English Dictionary

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"a raw deal" in British English

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a raw deal

bad or unfair treatment:

He said that many children in the city's schools were getting/being given a raw deal by being taught in classes that were too large.

(Definition of “a raw deal” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"a raw deal" in American English

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a raw deal

unfair treatment or arrangements:

He felt he had gotten a raw deal but didn’t complain.

(Definition of “a raw deal” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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