One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The situation or state of affairs.‘what's the deal with you and that guy?’‘big double standards exist, but he knows the deal’
- ‘What's the deal with Austin then, sounds pretty mad?’
- ‘What's the deal with your parents? Are they married or divorced?’
- ‘Okay folks here is the deal.’
- ‘Here's the deal: organizations are keeping their finances in order and students can hold them to it by paying attention.’
- ‘Just what is the deal with those recurring headaches, or Maria's sketchy past?’
- ‘Gamblers feel smarter than they are because that's the deal; the drinks are always free in a casino, and no one calls you on your self-delusions.’
- ‘If we want fresh juices, we must understand the first rule of juicing: cleaning the juicer is an unavoidable part of the deal.’
- ‘So what's the deal with you and Eric?’
- ‘Here's the deal with the show.’
- ‘In what I thought was a pretty charming way, I asked them what the deal with the buzzing was.’
- ‘Everyone else on tour knew the deal with Michael except Jessica.’
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