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come up with the goods

To do what is expected of one. He's the best graphic designer we have, so I'm confident that he can come up with the goods for this ad campaign.
See also: come, good, up

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.
See also: deliver, good

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]
See also: deliver, good

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 (or deliver or produce) the goods

do what is expected or required of you. informal
See also: come, good, up

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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Milne praised the mental strength of his players for continuing to produce the goods despite the loss of their manager at the business end of the campaign.
DEFENDER Tommy Smith says Huddersfield Town have no excuses if they fail to produce the goods against QPR.
Craig Beattie believes he still has plenty to offer at 30 - and has vowed to produce the goods for Ayr boss Mark Roberts.
STEVEN NAISMITH has warned Everton's rivals they are "up for the fight" to secure Champions League qualification this season, and says he is ready to produce the goods for manager Roberto Martinez.
No doubt some of that may have been due to the various design departments, failing to produce the goods, but in 99% of the cases it was due to governments deciding that, for example, we didn't need a coal industry, or company policy relocating the plants elsewhere in England or Europe.
To go out there and not be able to produce the goods, and I've said I'll produce the goods for so many years now, not being able to do it in such a big fight is really frustrating.
Turner said: "The car felt great all session and so it was down to me to produce the goods.
ARSENE WENGER has challenged THEO WALCOTT to produce the goods on a regular basis and cement his place in the Arsenal team next season.
Their prize is a lucrative recording contract and a celebration, but they are obviously realists and know they'll have to produce the goods.
Having now named his 30-man squad for the World Cup, he will look to the likes of Lawrence Dallaglio and Mike Catt to produce the goods.
Tesco is expected to produce the goods next week as it reports on its Christmas trading period.
It must surely be one of the longest running "sagas" in the North-East, but Alnwick District Council's long running mission to have a second supermarket in the town may produce the goods.
Hallam's men face five of the top six in the last half a dozen games, starting at second-placed Ashford Town today where no-one expects United to produce the goods.
There is no way his world title win was a fluke and it is only a matter of time before he starts to produce the goods again.
Struggling Tigers have not won a meeting this season and the pressure is mounting to produce the goods.