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Raw deal   /rɑ dil/   Listen
Raw deal

noun
1.
Unfair treatment.






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"Raw deal" Quotes from Famous Books



... shame," said Billie indignantly. "Babe is only a kid. This is the first show she's been in. And I happen to know there's an awfully nice boy over in New York crazy to marry her. And I'm certain this gink is giving her a raw deal. He tried to get hold of me about a week ago, but I turned him down hard; and I suppose he thinks Babe is easier. And it's no good talking to her; she thinks he's wonderful. That's another kick I have against the show business. It seems to make girls such darned ...
— A Damsel in Distress • Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

... a raw deal," Bill put in. "The girl was stuck on him all right, until this moving-picture chap came along. He offered to take some pictures with her in them, and it was all off. They're making up a play now, and ...
— Tish, The Chronicle of Her Escapades and Excursions • Mary Roberts Rinehart



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