hold end of the bargain up

hold (one's) end of the bargain up

To do as was promised in an agreement or bargain; to carry through with what one agreed to do. Also worded as "hold up (one's) end of the bargain." I've delivered the cash as you instructed. Now you have to hold your end of the bargain up! We've done the work on our end, I just hope their team holds their end of the bargain up! 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 hold my end of the bargain up.
See also: bargain, end, hold, of, up

hold one's end of the bargain up

 and keep one's end of the bargain up
Fig. to do one's part as agreed; to attend to one's responsibilities as agreed. If you don't hold your end up, the whole project will fail. Tom has to learn to cooperate. He must keep up his end of the bargain.
See also: bargain, end, hold, of, up