hold (up) (one's) end of the bargain

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hold (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 "hold (one's) end of the bargain up." I've delivered the cash as you instructed. Now you have to hold up your end of the bargain! We've done the work on our end, I just hope their team holds 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 hold my end of the bargain up.
See also: bargain, end, hold, of
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Faction close to Kejriwal may agree to all their demands so as moral pressure is created on them to hold their end of the bargain," sources said.
In Division One, Blue Flames could bounce straight back into the top flight tomorrow if they can hold their end of the bargain at Stobswood Welfare.
Also this month, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on the six world powers to comply with their undertakings under the November deal signed by the seven states in Geneva, stressing that the time has now arrived for the Group 5+1 to hold their end of the bargain.
Nonetheless Fitzpatrick insists he and his Newcastle side will hold their end of the bargain by going for broke at Lyon's newly-constructed Matmut Stadium.