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deal with sb

phrasal verb with deal uk   /diːl/  us   /diːl/ verb [I or T] (dealt, dealt)
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deal with sb

phrasal verb with deal uk   us   /diːl/ verb (past tense and past participle dealt)
to behave towards and talk to someone in an effective way: The pub trade is one area where the ability to deal with people is very important.
(Definition of deal with sb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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