good deal

noun

Definition of good deal 

: a considerable quantity or extent : lot knows a good deal about disease a good deal faster

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he knows a good deal about the current situation in Africa

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For comparison, 66 percent approved of Trump’s June 12 meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, and by a 10-point margin voters expected Trump to negotiate the better deal. Dana Blanton, Fox News, "Fox News Poll: Trump not tough enough on Russia, approval of Mueller down," 13 July 2018 That's why our beauty editors combed through each and every deal to narrow down the list to absolute best deals. Glamour Beauty Editors, Glamour, "The Best Beauty Deals From Nordstrom's 2018 Anniversary Sale," 12 July 2018 If the tradeoff for getting players such as Ronald Darby and Jay Ajayi was a draft experience the following spring that can be described as somewhat boring, then that’s a pretty good deal. Bob Ford, Philly.com, "Eagles have a different NFL draft … and maybe a good one | Bob Ford," 30 Apr. 2018 That looks a pretty good deal for the bank’s customers. Andrew Peaple, WSJ, "Chinese Banks Find Another Funding Wheeze," 20 Apr. 2018 That comes out to $305,000 per vehicle—a pretty good deal for an armored workhorse that can blend in with local vehicles. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "How U.S. Special Forces Get Their Armored Pickups," 5 Apr. 2018 In fiscal terms, this a pretty good deal for Democrats. Eric Levitz, Daily Intelligencer, "Senate Reaches a Budget Deal That Lets Everyone Win," 7 Feb. 2018 Others, such as economist Steve Niven of St. Mary's University, scoffed a bit and called it a pretty good deal for the United States, given California gold, Texas oil and other subsequent riches. From Express-news Archives, San Antonio Express-News, "Mexican-American history’s beginning," 1 Feb. 2018 Browsing clothing racks at Savers in Parkville, Mariah Lamm stumbled upon some good deals: a Tahari suit for work and a skirt, vest and accent scarf for going out, all for about $30. Lorraine Mirabella, baltimoresun.com, "Fast fashion fuels sustainable-apparel movement," 11 July 2018

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First Known Use of good deal

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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