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in order for you to have the language

skills of a native speaker of English I

recommend that you keep expanding your

knowledge of idioms and common English

expressions in this video I will teach

you 20 different ways that native

speakers of English use the word deal to

mean many different things some of these

expressions are commonly used in

business situations but many of them are

also used for other everyday situations

let's get started the first expression

is it's a deal

it's a deal when you make an agreement

when you agree to do something you want

to say ok let's go let's do it you can

say it's a deal I would like to buy your

car for $5,000 and the other person says

it's a deal ok let's do it let's go to

the mountains next weekend it's a deal

sure it can be used for other situations

not just for business you can also say

let's make a deal let's come to an

agreement let's make a deal I would like

to pay five thousand dollars for your

car and the other person says no no I

would like to get six thousand dollars

for my car and you can say let's make a

deal how about five thousand five

hundred

let's make a deal and then when you

agree you can say okay it's a deal

the next two expressions are used

similarly it's a good deal it's a great

deal that means it's a very good price

when you buy something and you save a

lot of money and you're very happy about

how much you paid you can say I got a

really good deal you got a really good

deal on that car you got a great deal on

that car I got a lot of good deals at

the shopping mall last weekend and let's

say the sentence again I got a lot of

good deals at the shopping mall last

weekend

the next expression is a great deal of a

great deal of and that means a lot of

much many children have a great deal of

energy he has a great deal of money and

that simply means he has a lot of money

the next expression is it's a done deal

it's a done deal and that means it is

finalized it is finished the agreement

cannot be changed you can't change your

mind it's a done deal

after you sign the contract it's a done

deal

after you sign the contract it's a done

deal and if you notice my pronunciation

of the word deal

I didn't say deal it's not deal don't

touch your tongue and then release it

it's not deal we're gonna say deal deal

we're gonna prolong the vowel and then

we're gonna add another little extra

vowel deal deal and the L is going to be

very soft

that's the American dark L so don't

release your tongue we don't say feel

will we say feel real deal it's a done

deal the next expression is to wheel and

deal to wheel and deal and that means

when you do business when a person is

dishonest and they only want to benefit

themselves they manipulate the deal the

wheel and deal and they try to control

the situation you have to be careful

about people like that he made a lot of

money by wheeling and dealing but he

lost a lot of friends

let's connect a lot of money and let's

say a lot of money a lot of money and

let's connect a lot of friends a lot of

friends

a lot of friends and let's repeat the

sentence he made a lot of money by

wheeling and dealing but he lost a lot

of friends and the person who wheels and

deals is called a wheeler dealer let's

say that a wheeler dealer someone who's

very good at cheating people financially

for their own profit if they manipulate

people for money wheeler dealer stay

away from that salesman

he's a wheeler dealer and let's stress

the word sales and by the way we're not

going to say sales man we're gonna

reduce the word man and we're gonna say

Munn salesman salesman let's say the

sense again stay away from that salesman

he's a wheeler dealer

the next expression is to sweeten the

deal to sweeten the deal when you're

making some kind of deal when you're

selling something and you want to make

it more attractive to the buyer you add

something extra you give something more

you sweeten the deal this expression is

used in a financial situation or in

negotiation to sweeten the deal the

seller of the house sweeten the deal by

offering to leave some furniture let's

say that again the seller of the house

sweeten the deal by offering to leave

some furniture the next expression is

it's a deal breaker it's a deal breaker

a deal breaker is a specific issue that

will cause the deal to end because of

this one thing you don't want to

continue anymore

this expression is also used for

romantic situations when you're dating

somebody and you find out something and

you don't want to continue anymore

that's a deal breaker when he told his

girlfriend but he doesn't want to have

children that was a deal breaker for her

and deal breaker is a compound noun so

we stressed the first word deal breaker

and girlfriend is also a compound noun

so we stress girl and let's repeat the

sentence when he told his girlfriend

that he doesn't want to have children

that was a deal breaker for her

the next expression is to close the deal

to reach an agreement and to end the

negotiation to close the deal after many

months of negotiation we finally close

the deal after many months of

negotiation we finally closed the deal

the next expression is a shady deal a

shady deal when you think something

dishonest or illegal is going on a

contract that makes you think that

something bad is going on you don't

trust the person

it's a shady deal something is not right

the politician was involved in many

shady deals with the construction

companies let's say that sentence again

the politician was involved in many

shady deals with the construction

companies let's talk about some other

expressions with the word deal that are

not necessarily used for business no big

deal it's no big deal it's no big deal

it's not a problem it's not inconvenient

for me it's okay it's no big deal thank

you for driving me to the airport it's

no big deal

the airport is on my way to work and

let's say that again thank you for

driving me to the airport it's no big

deal

the airport is on my way to work

and the expression it's no big deal

has another meaning the second meaning

is it's not serious it's not important I

heard you're sick are you okay it's no

big deal it's just a cold it's no big

deal

it's just a cold is your car badly

damaged from the accident it's no big

deal there's just a scratch it's no big

deal

there's just a scratch it's not serious

also say to someone don't make such a

big deal out of it relax it's not such a

big deal don't make a big crisis out of

a small situation don't make a big deal

out of it the next expression is to deal

with someone or to deal with something

and that means to accept it to be able

to handle it I can't handle it I can't

deal with it you need to learn to deal

with that difficult situation it's no

problem I can deal with it I can't deal

with this traffic anymore I can't deal

with this traffic anymore

and the next expression is to deal cards

when you're playing cards with people

and one person gives the cards to

everybody else that person deals the

cards it's your turn to deal the cards

it's your turn to deal the cards and the

next word you probably know actually it

has two meanings the first meaning is

someone who sells illegal drugs that

person is a drug dealer the drug dealer

got arrested for dealing drugs the drug

dealer got arrested for dealing drugs

and the other meaning of dealer is

someone who sells cars it can be a

person or the company the car dealer

gave me a great deal the car dealer gave

me a great deal that means he sold me

the car at a good price

and the next word is dealership a

dealership is the place where you go to

buy the car there's a big Toyota

dealership near my house there's a big

Toyota dealership near my house and the

final expression is the real deal it's

the real deal he's the real deal

and that means when something is

authentic when it's excellent when it's

genuine you can say it's the real deal

it's true it's exact it's not fake it's

not an imitation it's exactly the way it

should be it's the real deal this

expression is used for a person or a

thing that is seen as authentic not

inferior in any way he's an expert he's

the real deal that politician is honest

and he speaks from his heart he's the

real deal

I saw a jazz musician at the club last

night he's the real deal

I saw a jazz musician at the club last

night he's the real deal

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