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- (idiomatic) Large number, amount, or extent.
- We have a great deal of territory to cover.
- Few expressed any great deal of confidence in the legislative branch.
- The audience is generally unaware of the great deal of work that goes into its creation.
- They didn't realize he had this great deal of intellectual depth.
- Mind you, clothes were clothes in those days. There was a great deal of them, lavish both in material and in workmanship.
- 1996, Kevin Hogan, The psychology of persuasion, page 60:
- Physicians wield a great deal of power.
- 2008, Andrzej Nowak, History and geopolitics: a contest for Eastern Europe, page 195:
- The low-keyed vision of Poland as a small and humble supplicant of the European Union still has a great deal of supporters.
- Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see great, deal.
- I got a great deal on a motorcycle.
- There are plenty of great deals on flights.
- This term can be found in a plural form (great deals), but, at Google NGram, very rarely compared to the singular (< .001% as often):
- These students would face great deals of interest on their student loans.
- a great deal (adverb)