stump up

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stump up

To pay the required amount of money, especially unwillingly or reluctantly. A noun or pronoun can be used between "stump" and "up." Primarily heard in UK. I hate having to pay for more repairs already, but it's still cheaper to just stump up the cash than go buy a whole new car. The company was found liable for costs by the jury but has so far refused to stump the money up.
See also: stump, up

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.
See also: stump, up
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The ability to produce unicorns depends on investors willing to stump up the cash, as well as consumers willing to buy the product or service.
"If Rangers are serious about laying a marker down and offering any kind of challenge to Celtic this season then they are going to have to stump up the cash.
A spokesman for the National Offender Management Service (NOMS), revealed that civil partnership ceremonies were allowed behind prison walls, provided the convicts stump up the cash.
But proceedings were adjourned until February 27 after Viola, 52, agreed to stump up the cash. The total sum he owed was pounds 26,088.
He has 56 days to stump up the cash or the Blue Square North promotion chasers could go out of business.
As of this week, overweight United Airlines passengers will have to stump up the cash for two adjacent seats if they are bumped off a plane for not fitting in their allotted space.
Most people who own a club can/should stump up the cash. That's why they own it in the first place.
Come on, Mr Blair and Mr Brown, stump up the cash to a group of people who would dearly love the sort of pension entitlements that you and your colleagues in the Commons enjoy!
Mr Smith has said Lottery chiefs should stump up the cash. Camelot were not prepared to comment.
First Minister Henry McLeish faced accusations that he'd made a U-turn after reports that he would not stump up the cash for free care for the elderly regardless of their circumstances.
His parents Fran and Fergal were left devastated when the HSE refused to stump up the cash to send JJ to the UK.
And like Martin O'Neill with Liverpool the year before, Worcestershire are playing hardball until Hampshire stump up the cash.
A KINGSTANDING pensioners' bowling team was celebrating this week after the council agreed to stump up the cash to fix their community centre's heating.
Wembley National Stadium Ltd is refusing to stump up the cash, saying Brent did not ask for extra money when the original planning application was made.
Patrick McGoldrick, who is also a temporary sheriff, believes he should stump up the cash he owes his workers.