done deal

noun

Definition of done deal

: fait accompli thought the trade was a done deal

Examples of done deal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Houston would do well to find permanent funding for the 1,800-mile network, Brooks said, and ensure that the build-out isn't a one-and-done deal. Jay R. Jordan, Chron, 11 Jan. 2022 Yahoo tried to acquire Facebook in 2006, offered $1.1 billion, done deal, except Terry Semel, the CEO, changed the offer at the last minute to $800 million (just wanted to make the deal a little better), Zuckerberg told him to take a hike. Neil Senturia, San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 Jan. 2022 The Heisman race went from wide open to done deal as Young helped Alabama pass yet another milestone with the greatest season ever for Tide quarterback. Ralph D. Russo, Anchorage Daily News, 12 Dec. 2021 The Heisman race went from wide open to done deal as Young helped Alabama pass yet another milestone with the greatest season ever for Tide quarterback. Ralph D. Russo, Anchorage Daily News, 12 Dec. 2021 The Heisman race went from wide open to done deal as Young helped Alabama pass yet another milestone with the greatest season ever for Tide quarterback. Ralph D. Russo, Anchorage Daily News, 12 Dec. 2021 The Heisman race went from wide open to done deal as Young helped Alabama pass yet another milestone with the greatest season ever for Tide quarterback. The Salt Lake Tribune, 11 Dec. 2021 Don’t expect this to be a one-and-done deal, the skincare mogul plans to eventually extend the line with everyday essentials including SPF, body care, and even hand cream. Essence, 22 Oct. 2021 While Tepper initially thought this was going to be a one-and-done deal, the offer to oversee the spas at Fertitta’s collection of hotels in the area was irresistible. Christina Liao, Forbes, 23 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use of done deal

1979, in the meaning defined above

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21 Jan 2022

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“Done deal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/done%20deal. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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done deal

noun

English Language Learners Definition of done deal

: something that has been done and that cannot be changed

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