Kirk however said his amendment would give U.S. diplomats in Geneva the leverage they would need to strike a good deal.
Hell, a good deal of it is invisible to the more focused eyes of informed observers.
He spent good deal of time talking about 'The Queen', and talked about the use of archive footage in the film.
Most of the things that are on the market are breads that taste a good deal like glue.
I've spent a good deal of time around Ron Paul during Republican presidential debates.
Eli's been drunk some, bur his girls are really a good deal of help.
Because I shall owe him, or rather Will, a good deal of money.
Gunnar told him that they had news which they thought a good deal of.
"When the master comes he will stop a good deal," thought Hester, but she did not say it.
She has always been accustomed to expect a good deal from her children.
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.
An exclamation of agreement, pleasure, congratulation, etc: You made it? Good deal!
A pleasant and favorable situation, life, job, etc: He had a good deal there at the bank, but blew it (WWII armed forces)