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show (one) the receipts

To show one evidence of something, especially that which disputes or disproves what they have said or claimed. I sent Ali a bunch of emails about it, so if she says I never contacted her, I'll just show her the receipts.
See also: receipt, show
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One can enter the raffle draws in four easy steps: keep the receipts after shopping at stores in the participating malls; go to the Shop Qatar info kiosk in the mall and show the receipts; for every QR200 spent, receive one voucher; and drop the voucher(s) in the Shop Qatar raffle box.
"If Imran Khan has paid the rent of that jet, he must show the receipts", Rashid said.
The estimates show the receipts to the tune of Rs 1.1 billion whereas the expenditure will be about Rs 550.4 million and the saving to the tune of Rs 560.3 million.