Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Have a deal...

    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Student or Learner
      • Native Language:
      • Turkish
      • Home Country:
      • Turkey
      • Current Location:
      • UK

    • Join Date: Mar 2006
    • Posts: 215
    • Post Thanks / Like

    Have a deal...

    1. Do we come to an agreement?

    2. Do we have a deal?

    Are they same things? If not, what are their meanings?

    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States

    • Join Date: May 2005
    • Posts: 2,047
    • Post Thanks / Like

    Re: Have a deal...

    "Do we have a deal?" means exactly the same thing (in every case I can think of) as, "Did we come to an agreement?"

    "Do we come to an agreement?" is the (conditional) future tense, but I'll have to think about why that is. Maybe if there is someone out here who is more knowledgeable about transformational grammar than I, he or she can explain.

Similar Threads

  1. Done deal
    By ccarmo in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 02-Jun-2006, 17:00
  2. Replies: 3
    Last Post: 15-Mar-2006, 06:22
  3. No Big Deal
    By zoobinshid in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 17-Dec-2005, 12:42
  4. cut her a deal = made a deal with her?
    By Anonymous in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 01-Mar-2003, 23:28

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts