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

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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
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But we know we have to keep our side of the bargain first for us to have any chance of a fairytale ending.
Berwick will be looking to finish the job but we can only hope they slip up and we keep our side of the bargain by defeating a good Queen's Park side.
But we have to keep our side of the bargain first by beating Belfast and then see what happens.
We need to keep our side of the bargain by winning our games and hoping Saints slip up.
Hopefully Elgin can do us a huge favour and get a result at Cowdenbeath but it won't matter unless we keep our side of the bargain and beat Queen's Park.
We will keep our side of the bargain and, if England and the referee keep theirs, then it could be the world's greatest ever match," he said.
We want residents to agree to look after their homes and neighbourhoods and, in turn, we will keep our side of the bargain by sorting out problems quickly and keeping people informed about what we're doing.