keep (up) (one's) side of the bargain

(redirected from keep his side of the bargain)

keep (up) (one's) side of the bargain

To do as was promised in an agreement or bargain; to carry through with what one agreed to do. Also worded as "keep one's side of the bargain up." OK, I've delivered the cash as you instructed. Now you have to keep your side of the bargain! We've done the work on our side. I just hope their team keeps up their side of the bargain! My dad said he'd buy me a car if I got a 4.0 this semester, so I've got to ace this test if I want to keep my side of the bargain up.
See also: bargain, keep, of, side
References in periodicals archive ?
nz, among the claims, Vincent told of being threatened by an international star, who waved a bat near his head when he failed to keep his side of the bargain after hitting a six when he was attempting to be stumped during the India n Cricket League (ICL).
Judge Lynch warned Hyde, whose adress was given as c/o the Witness Protection Unit, that should he fail to keep his side of the bargain to give evidence, he would be brought back to court and resentenced.
It's not right to welch on a bet, and there could be trouble in store if he doesn't keep his side of the bargain.
Surely if he did not keep his side of the bargain with the state he should have been charged for possession of 12kg of cannabis.
Preliminary discussions have taken place about the projected showdown, with Calzaghe expected to keep his side of the bargain when he fights Bernard Hopkins next week.
Experts doubt Sheen will be able to keep his side of the bargain.
All Tyson seemingly has to do to keep his side of the bargain is look good against a hand-picked opponent with impressive physical characteristics and a glass chin.
Jailing him Recorder Stephen Hopkins QC said a psychiatric report had shown Jones had no mental problems but he told him: ``You were motivated by nothing more than spite when you felt the owner had failed to keep his side of the bargain by not paying you.
Keeper Calder also got his own souvenir of the day from Goram - but the Caley number one couldn't keep his side of the bargain.
Terrestrial television coverage in the form of Warren's initial two-year agreement can only heighten Khan's future earnings potential, provided he continues to keep his side of the bargain inside the ring.
Terrestrial television coverage inthe form of Warren's initial two-year agreement can only heighten Khan's future earnings potential, provided he continues to keep his side of the bargain inside the ring.
If he wants to be in government he will need to learn to keep his side of the bargain.
So at least Paul didn't have too far to push his mower when he arrived yesterday to keep his side of the bargain.
Although there is no suggestion Celtic boss Martin O'Neill will not keep his side of the bargain, Burchill's team-mates fear the striker could be made an offer he can't refuse by a Premiership club.
And Jewell will continue to put aside his personal differences so long as Sibon is prepared to keep his side of the bargain.