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deliver the goods

To produce the desired results. He's the best graphic designer we have, so I'm confident that he can deliver the goods for this ad campaign.
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deliver the goods

Do what is required, come up to expectations. For example, Kate delivered the goods and got us the five votes we needed. This phrase alludes to delivering an order of groceries or other items. [Colloquial; second half of 1800s]
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deliver the goods

COMMON If someone or something delivers the goods, they achieve what other people expect or need them to do. Is the leadership in a position to deliver the goods in two years? If he fails to deliver the goods, they could well be looking for a new prime minister by next summer. Note: Verbs such as come up with and produce are also used instead of deliver. The most difficult thing about being a comedian is having to come up with the goods, time and time again. Once more, with this stunning production, the Royal National Theatre has produced the goods.
See also: deliver, good

come up with/deliver/produce the ˈgoods

(informal) do what you are expected or have promised to do: You can depend on him to come up with the goods. If he says he’ll do something, he always does it.
See also: come, deliver, good, produce, up
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The seller agrees to deliver the goods at a named point or place, cleared for export, at a frontier or border.
When she did deliver the goods, she delivered them with class.
We assume that they have not valued our custom highly enough, or care little for a promise when they fail to deliver the goods, which is extremely damaging for any business.
Although the Mail Order Rule's provisions are intricate and should be discussed with an experienced attorney, in general the role requires businesses to deliver the goods when they say they will--usually within 30 days of sale.
They deliver the goods. Pecker, like its title, merely teases.
Work at achieving this goal by carefully planning production and supply requirements and by establishing a solid relationship with suppliers who can deliver the goods when you need them.
If the Supplier fails to deliver the Goods within the prescribed term, the Buyer shall have the right, upon written notice, to start calculating a default interest of 0.02% on the price of the Goods not delivered in time for each day of the delay.
And his club insist he is primed to deliver the goods. "Gavin is in absolutely A1 condition," said a spokesman.
KENNY MILLER is enjoying the form of his life - and determined to show Berti Vogts he can deliver the goods.
Ronan O'Gara, who had scored 131 points in their European campaign over eight matches could not deliver the goods in the showdown, missing three penalties - one in the dying minutes - and a conversion.
Too many compilations offer the same radio hits while too few cheesy babes in bikinis and boys in briefs deliver the goods. Unless you're willing to shell out for overpriced bootlegs and imports, your choices are generally limited to overplayed pop anthems or tracks so minimal and underground that you'd never want them m your home.
If the Seller fails to deliver the Goods in time, the Seller shall pay the Purchaser for each delayed day 0.02 percent.
So as former Verve vocalist Richard Ashcroft plays live and prepares to releases his debut solo album Keys To The World in January, it's reasonable to expect that he'll deliver the goods.
The Acca is beginning to annoy me with its steadfast refusal to deliver the goods. With Cheltenham losses mountainous it is essential four winners are backed.
Eligibility Criteria : If the Supplier fails to deliver the Goods within the prescribed term, the Buyer shall have the right, upon written notice, to start calculating a default interest of 0.02% on the price of the Goods not delivered in time for each day of the delay.