great deal (uncountable)
- (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.
- 1977, Agatha Christie, chapter 4, in An Autobiography, part II, London: Collins, →ISBN:
- Mind you, clothes were clothes in those days. There was a great deal of them, lavish both in material and in workmanship.
- 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.