deal noun (AGREEMENT)
a business deal 商業交易
The unions and management have made a two-year pay and productivity deal. 工會和管理層簽訂了一份為期兩年的工資與生產效率協議。
I'll make/do a deal with you - you wash the car and I'll let you use it tonight. 我和你做個交易吧——你把車洗了，今晚就讓你用。
- They backed out of the deal the day before they were due to sign the contract.
- Do you think the government should try to strike a deal with the terrorists?
- We won't be able to make a profit on the deal unless we raise the sale price.
- After some tough bargaining, we finally agreed on a deal.
- Our firm could lose a lot of money if the deal is unsuccessful.
deal noun (AMOUNT)
a good/great deal
- We Americans owe a great deal to our European cousins.
- I've been in this job for 30 years, and I've picked up a good deal of expertise along the way.
- This product has excited a great deal of media interest.
- A great deal has been achieved, most notably free elections.
- There is a great deal of interest in harnessing wind and waves as new sources of power.
dealverb [ I or T ]uk /diːl/ us /diːl/ dealt, dealt
deal verb [ I or T ] (DO BUSINESS)
› to do business做生意，出售；經營；買賣
- He was picked up by the police for drug dealing.
- He proposed dealing directly with the suppliers.
- Make sure you are dealing with a bona fide company.
- They have always dealt honestly and fairly with their customers.
- Drug dealing is punishable by death in some countries.
deal verb [ I or T ] (SHARE OUT)
Whose turn is it to deal? 該誰發牌了？
Would you like to deal (out) the cards? 你想發牌嗎？
deal a blow to sb/sth also deal sb/sth a blow
- He had psychotherapy to help him deal with his childhood traumas.