Spies and spymasters spend their lives in the wind, dealing in top-secret information.
That's difficult when you're dealing with complicated technology and an abundance of experts, often with their own agendas.
It was an emboldened Obama, expressing the lessons he learned in dealing with a conservative Congress in his first term.
“We see a direct link to this vote and dealing with the Iranian nuclear issue,” this official said.
I can deal with sonic colors, the sound palette, from the experience I have dealing with the actual palette.
But it is not with the theology of this subject that we are now dealing.
In dealing with your daily dreads you simply counted God out.
As a rule, and certainly when dealing with men, he did not know what fear was.
I wish it were possible to speak of God without the implication of dealing with religion.
In dealing with the subject of the judgment, reality seemed to be made synonymous with fact.
from Old English dæl "part, share, quantity, amount," from Proto-Germanic *dailaz (cf. Old Norse deild, Old Frisian del, Dutch deel, Old High German and German teil, Gothic dails "part, share"), from PIE *dail- "to divide" (cf. Old Church Slavonic delu "part," Lithuanian dalis).
Business sense of "transaction, bargain" is 1837, originally slang. Meaning "an amount" is from 1560s. New Deal is from F.D. Roosevelt speech of July 1932. Big deal is 1928; ironic use first recorded 1951 in "Catcher in the Rye." Deal breaker is attested by 1975.
"plank or board of pine," c.1400, from Low German (cf. Middle Low German dele), from Proto-Germanic *theljon, from PIE root *tel- "ground, floor." An Old English derivative was þelu "hewn wood, board, flooring."
Old English dælan "to divide, distribute, separate, share, bestow, dispense," from the source of deal (n.). Meaning "to distribute cards before a game" is from 1520s. To deal with "handle" is attested from mid-15c. Related: Dealt; dealing.