This week’s expression is Seal the Deal.
Seal the deal’s original meaning is to come to an agreement, to close a deal. The etymology of this would be to come to the point in an agreement where you would actually affix a contract with a wax seal (perhaps you have seen this in a medieval show or movie).
However, perhaps even more common nowadays is to use this expression to refer to sexual relations. This would almost always be said by a man referring to a woman.
Below I have some examples and a short video that will really help you put this expression in context and start using it without getting caught in an embarrassing situation!
Start Using this Expression:
- Facebook recently sealed the deal on a contract for 20 million dollars.
- The car salesman was able to seal the deal by throwing in an extra year of warrantee.
- Taking her to a fancy dinner sealed the deal.
- If he doesn’t make a move soon, he’ll never seal the deal. He’ll be stuck in the friend zone.
- He sealed the deal with her at the lake house.
I want to hear your best example! Give me an example using both meanings of this expression in the comments below.
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