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

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keep (up) (one's) end 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 end of the bargain up." OK, I've delivered the cash as you instructed. Now you have to keep your end of the bargain! We've done the work on our end. I just hope their team keeps up their end 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 end of the bargain up.
See also: bargain, end, keep, of
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I'm trying to keep my end of the bargain by training and applying for several jobs but the Government make it increasingly difficult with tax credit cuts which are unfair and unjust.
I'll keep my end of the bargain if Alan Pardew puts out a team to take all three points and not settle for a draw against Paul Lambert's side.
The pressure isn't all on Joe because people are paying to see me fight too and I have to keep my end of the bargain.
However, I have to keep my end of the bargain in order to make that happen, which means giving the Ashie fight my undivided attention.
To keep my end of the bargain, I never take the cards shopping with me - that way I won't be tempted.
I signed on as the clown, and by golly, I'll keep my end of the bargain if that's what the people want.