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 the 23-year-old, who shot to prominence when he claimed a bronze medal at last year's World Championships, is confi-dent both he and his club can keep their side of the bargain.
But 23-year-old Fowler, who shot to prominence when he claimed a bronze medal at last year's World Championships, is confident both he and his club can keep their side of the bargain.
RANCHI: The results in a couple of matches featuring other teams had certainly gone in Kolkata Knight Riders' favor, but they failed to keep their side of the bargain, going down by seven runs against Pune Warriors India at the Jharkhand State Cricket Association stadium here yesterday.
But it ended in misery for the Forest boss and his players, who, when the chips were down, failed to keep their side of the bargain, and win to make the top six.
BIRMINGHAM 1 MARIBOR 0 ADAM ROONEY did his best to help Birmingham join namesake Wayne in the Europa League knockout stages - only for Braga to fail to keep their side of the bargain.
There's not much doubt that the Dragons will keep their side of the bargain.
Maynard is determined his team keep their side of the bargain with victory against Somerset tonight (7.
Pakistani Military spokesman Major-General Athar Abbas on Thursday warned Taliban in Swat for failing to keep their side of the bargain after the government accepted demands to establish Islamic sharia courts across the Malakand, which includes Swat, Buner and several other districts.
But they failed to keep their side of the bargain as a Jason Blunt goal and a brace by Ryan Sugden secured a deserved win for the mid-table home side.
And for the majority of a tense battle, both fans and players - with one obvious exception - set out to keep their side of the bargain.
Scotland should beat Lithuania and book their play-off place provided Germany keep their side of the bargain but buying the Scots' supremacy at 1.
As these disarmament obligations continue to be ignored by the nuclear weapons states, they eliminate a significant incentive for non-nuclear weapons states to keep their side of the bargain.
If they keep their side of the bargain then we need to keep ours as well,''he said.
And patients failing to keep their side of the bargain could then be denied free National Health Service care.
A senior party spokesman insisted that it would not mean smokers or overweight people being refused treatment if they did not give up or diet, but that they could be made to agree to their doctor's advice as well as keep their side of the bargain by keeping appointments.