On the other hand, it might be possible to cut a deal.
It took us a while, but we cut a deal.
Finally, the various companies cut a deal, and Congress passed a bill.
Yet if both sides wanted to, they could cut a deal.
"You shouldn't cut somebody a better deal because they're going into Government service."
They shook him up pretty bad and he was ready to cut a deal.
This would not be the first time he had cut a deal with dangerous men.
"Would you have cut a deal with him had I not been willing?"
Perhaps we could meet in the middle somewhere, and cut a deal.
"Tell me right now, and maybe I can cut you a deal."