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raw deal

noun phrase

A case of harsh, unfair, or injurious treatment; a ROYAL FUCKING: The Academy officers were heaping raw deal after raw deal on him (1912+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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raw deal

An instance of unfair or harsh treatment, as in After 25 years with the bank Bob got a raw deal—no pension, no retirement benefits of any kind, just a gold watch. Raw here means “crude” or “unfair.” [ First half of 1900s ]
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