Meaning of “deal with sb” in the English Dictionary

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"deal with sb" in British English

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deal with sb

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

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

"deal with sb" in Business English

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deal with sb

phrasal verb with deal uk /diːl/ us 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)