• WordNet 3.6
    • n dealings social or verbal interchange (usually followed by `with')
    • n dealings the act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities) "no transactions are possible without him","he has always been honest is his dealings with me"
    • n dealings mutual dealings or connections or communications among persons or groups
    • ***


  • Seneca
    “It makes a great deal of difference whether one wills not to sin or has not the knowledge to sin.”
  • Kara Vichko
    Kara Vichko
    “These days, the wages of sin depend on what kind of deal you make with the devil.”
  • Oscar Wilde
    “A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “It is much easier for good to deal with evil than it is for good to deal with stupidity.”
  • John Foster Dulles
    John Foster Dulles
    “The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it's the same problem you had last year.”
  • Josiah Gilbert Holland
    “The secret of man's success resides in his insight into the mood's of people, and his tact in dealing with them.”


Raw deal - If you get a raw deal, you are treated unfairly.
Real deal - If something is the real deal, it is genuine and good.


In literature:

My father left me a great deal of money, and I was too much of a coward to become a failure.
"From the Housetops" by George Barr McCutcheon
He takes such a deal of trouble about it.
"Phineas Redux" by Anthony Trollope
When I was stationed in Newcastle in 1831, I met with Foster's Essays, which I read with a great deal of eagerness and pleasure.
"Modern Skepticism: A Journey Through the Land of Doubt and Back Again" by Joseph Barker
You must allow a good deal to a blood like him.
"The Loom of Youth" by Alec Waugh
And he told her a good deal, finally a great deal, about the libretto.
"The Way of Ambition" by Robert Hichens
But the name used told Gordon a good deal.
"The Yukon Trail" by William MacLeod Raine
You've been a good deal in the papers, haven't you?
"The Simpkins Plot" by George A. Birmingham
Deal succeeded deal, and Eugene lost all he had before him.
"Debit and Credit" by Gustav Freytag
You have a great deal of money, Monte, and I have a great deal.
"The Triflers" by Frederick Orin Bartlett
We talked the matter over a good deal.
"A Jolly Fellowship" by Frank R. Stockton
Mrs. Brent set him down as a good deal of a Miss Nancy.
"A Little Girl in Old Salem" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
His eyes were very small and close together; his brow was stern, and his mouth a good deal pulled down at the corners.
"My Friend Smith" by Talbot Baines Reed
But then there is something a great deal more than that to be said.
"Expositions of Holy Scripture" by Alexander Maclaren
After being seated, the players cut for the deal, and the player who cuts the lowest card deals first.
"Round Games with Cards" by W. H. Peel
Miss Wodehouse shook her head with a great deal of seriousness.
"The Perpetual Curate" by Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
The girls thought their mother made a great deal more fuss than was necessary; for what could be done?
"A Country Gentleman and his Family" by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
You are to deal, ma'am; shall I deal for you?
"The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of Jane Austen" by Jane Austen
I was romantic and dreamy; I spent a great deal of time in the library, and he thought that there at least I was safe.
"Brooke's Daughter" by Adeline Sergeant
Two years make a great deal of difference in youth.
"The "Genius"" by Theodore Dreiser
She was pretty and taking, and I used to see a good deal of her and take her about a good bit.
"Dorrien of Cranston" by Bertram Mitford

In poetry:

Foxes, who deal in sly blows,
Pause, if you please, pause, if you please;
Trying to pinch other toes,
May not your own get a squeeze?
"To Foxes" by Menella Bute Smedley
The plain deal table where he sat
And signed a nation's title-deed
Is dearer now to fame than that
Which bore the scroll of Runnymede.
"One Of The Signers" by John Greenleaf Whittier
"I have not willingly planted a thorn
in any man's bosom."
I shall do nothing through malice: what
I deal with is too vast for malice."
"The People, Yes" by Carl Sandburg
How few with pious care record
These wondrous dealings of the Lord!
But wise observers still shall find
The Lord is holy, just, and kind.
"Psalm 107 last part" by Isaac Watts
"But where now shall we find a priest
Our shrift that he may hear?"—
"The Switzer priest has ta'en the field,
He deals a penance drear.
"The Battle of Sempach" by Sir Walter Scott
Friendship needs no studied phrases,
Polished face, or winning wiles;
Friendship deals no lavish praises,
Friendship dons no surface smiles.
"Friendship" by Anonymous Americas

In news:

Just the latest reminder of who we are dealing with, and why we should be dealing with them as little as possible.
United University Professions announced a four-year deal with the state comparable to the deal CSEA entered into earlier this fall.
Ace Palm Springs has a host of hot weather deals on, including a Sunday through Thursday deal for $100/night.
The deal closed on Tuesday night -- marking the company's fourth deal in two days.
I used to work for Esther Shapiro, the retired director of Detroit Consumer Affairs and she was about as tough as they come when it comes to dealing with unethical business dealings.
With the deadline looming for members of Congress and President Obama to come up with a deal to prevent the so called Fiscal Cliff, there are new concerns about what no deal would mean for low-income families in Connecticut.
As you might recall, American Eagle, a subsidiary of American Airlines , announced a deal last spring that would have brought twice-daily service between the Arcata-Eureka Airport and LAX, but the deal fell through a few weeks later.
Potlatch land deal all but a done deal - finally.
Take advantage of plentiful gift card deals for grads and dads ANDREW M SEDER Steals & Deals.
Cork restaurant celebrates anniversary with $5-off meal deals ANDREW M SEDER Steals & Deals.
Kim Deal, Kelley Deal, Josephine Wiggs, and Jim Macpherson will celebrate album's 20th anniversary in June.
An FAA spokesman agreed the Stapleton land value has risen since the 1999 deal, but insisted the deal was good based on appraisals at the time.
Fill your need for speed this NASCAR season with raceway deals ANDREW M SEDER Steals & Deals.
The forums also offer a place to "Help Me Find a Deal," where you can ask the community to show you deals you may not be able to find yourself.
Mitt Romney is offering us a sketchy deal for the next four years, but Barack Obama is offering us a real deal.

In science:

Finally, we can deal with the trivial case of conformal parameterizations.
Null Geodesics in Five Dimensional Manifolds
We deal with this problem by proving a certain mononicity property of our equations and hence we are able to find appropriate bottom estimates for the singular values.
Random regularization of Brown spectral measure
Next, we will deal with the asymptotic behaviour of ΦN (t) for small x and large N .
Multiparticle trapping problem in the half-line
We shall be dealing with the cohomology H 2 (g) of a Lie superalgebra g with coefficients in the trivial g-module C, which parameterizes the central extensions of g.
Classification of finite simple Lie conformal superalgebras
However, “renormalized forms” are also able to deal with systems having zero linear part, and they will be considered, with this approach, in section 5.
Poincare' normal forms and simple compact Lie groups
In order to deal with quenched disorder, one way to obtain the effective Hamiltonian of a RAM is to make use of the replica trick.
Phase Transition in the Random Anisotropy Model
This allows to deal with the ultraviolet divergence hx|xi but explicit gauge covariance is lost.
Generalized heat kernel coefficients
The importance of this “algebraic” (2 ) presentation lies in the fact that we may deal with systems with infinite degrees of freedom (like an idealization of a quantum gas, or a quantum field), where it is possible to have many non-equivalent representations of the commutation relations, instead of just one.
An Algebraic Formulation of Quantum Decoherence
Remark: here the concept of spectrum can be either the usual one -if we are dealing with a finite degree of freedom theory with a fixed Hilbert space-, or its generalization to nuclear *-algebras.
An Algebraic Formulation of Quantum Decoherence
Here we will deal with the stable part for algebras more generally; the rest appears in the next section.
Clifford correspondence for algebras
All classical theory of random graphs deals in fact with the chemical potential with the same mean field type restriction, see .
Gibbs and Quantum Discrete Spaces
The known models of TFT deal with finite dimensional Hilbert spaces associated with boundary manifolds.
Gibbs and Quantum Discrete Spaces
To deal with this interaction it will therefore be appropriate to employ (high-temperature) expansion methods from statistical mechanics, as will become clear soon.
Universal bounds on the selfaveraging of random diffraction measures
Hence, by a conditioning argument, it suffices to deal with the case where γ0 is non-random.
Structure of large random hypergraphs
T N − xz | ≤ δ(cid:19) → P(Z = z) for all sufficiently small δ > 0 It remains to deal with the case z = z ∗ = 1.
Structure of large random hypergraphs