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stump up

v.
1. To provide some funds or capital: An investor stumped up the money to expand the business.
2. To pay some amount of money, often reluctantly: We had to stump up $30 just to get inside.
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Then Kylie drops an even bigger bombshell - she is moving to Cyprus permanently and Steve and Becky must stump up EUR20,000 to buy Max or they'll never see him again.
Stagecoach boss Brian Souter, who will stump up half the cash, said: "This kind of health check is often only available to a firm's senior executives.
And like Martin O'Neill with Liverpool the year before, Worcestershire are playing hardball until Hampshire stump up the cash.
These same players will presumably make more cash for Twickenham so come on RFU - stump up some of your millions or you will kill your own future.
Those who wish to contest their unfair dismissal or discrimination cases at an employment tribunal (ET) will have to stump up to PS1,200 up front to have their cases heard.
One businessman who paid nearly pounds 100,000 for the debenture rights on 10 posh 'Club Wembley' seats was surprised to be told he would have to stump up pounds 99 each for tickets to Monday's Championship play-off final - pounds 20 more than the highest-priced ordinary seat.