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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And Stearman will "instantly" be checking on other scores at the final whistle should Wolves keep their end of the bargain.
A time will come in the season when it might, but for the moment the Bluebirds simply need to keep their end of the bargain by picking up the wins.
The Scot insists his front-line need to the keep their end of the bargain and build on Pool's defensive solidity.
Some of them did not keep their end of the bargain, bought less than they reported they would and also made calculations with the quality.
With Bristol City holding Blackpool to a draw at Bloomfield Road, it was the Swans who failed to keep their end of the bargain.
As far as the Champions League winner is concerned, the only thing that really matters is the Swans keep their end of the bargain against Doncaster.
They were not forced to join the job, they did it for their own personal benefit, they get what was promised to them and they should keep their end of the bargain too.
FORGET Fulham and disregard Reading, because if Birmingham City do a Carson Yeung and fail to keep their end of the bargain today then events elsewhere won't mean a thing.
Appointments are set, and the professional service provider, especially in the medical area, does not keep their end of the bargain.
But neither side managed to keep their end of the bargain with Brian Gilmour's first-half strike enough to separate the sides in a scrappy clash.
The Royalists did not keep their end of the bargain and Colonel Moore was dragged away and taken to Ludlow Castle
Councillor Roberts believes it is vital pressure is maintained on the Assembly to ensure they keep their end of the bargain.
If the promise of the trust fund will not be kept, taxpayers should no longer be expected to keep their end of the bargain.
Sometimes vendors don't keep their end of the bargain.