strike a deal


: to come to an agreement
The two sides finally struck a deal after weeks of negotiations.

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Recent Examples on the Web The seven states that depend on water from those reservoirs are still scrambling to strike a deal that will stop them from crashing. Sammy Roth, Los Angeles Times, 14 Mar. 2024 But the sides haven’t been able to strike a deal in nine months of on-and-off talks, and Wilkins’ market has only increased over that time. Barry Jackson, Miami Herald, 8 Mar. 2024 In early December, when a Hong Kong court gave Evergrande one last chance to strike a deal, the company’s representatives largely fell silent. Alice Huang, Fortune, 9 Feb. 2024 No agreement has been formally announced by Senate Finance Chair Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and House Ways and Means Chair Jason T. Smith (R-Mo.), who have been trying to strike a deal for months. Jeff Stein, Washington Post, 15 Jan. 2024 For weeks, the Biden administration and a bipartisan group of lawmakers in the Senate have been trying to strike a deal on legislation that could reduce the growing number of unlawful border crossings. Samantha-Jo Roth, Washington Examiner, 14 Jan. 2024 Congress is also trying to strike a deal on border security and immigration policy that has become central to passing more aid for Ukraine, with lawmakers continuing talks over an emergency spending package that the Biden White House has requested. Caitlin Yilek, CBS News, 8 Jan. 2024 Meanwhile, bipartisan negotiators in the Senate are struggling to strike a deal that might stem the crisis and overhaul immigration laws for the first time in nearly 40 years. CBS News, 31 Dec. 2023 That is translating into growing political pressure on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to strike a deal to get back the hostages, scores of whom were snatched during Hamas’s Oct. 7 deadly assault on Israel and are believed to still be held by the U.S.-designated terrorist group. Shayndi Raice, WSJ, 17 Dec. 2023

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