stump up


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stump up

vb
(adverb) informal Brit to give (the money required)
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Translations
يَدْفَعُ دَيْنا بِغَيْر رَغْبَه
vysolit
leszúr
punga út
gönülsüzce ödemek

w>stump up

(Brit inf)
vt insepspringen lassen (inf), → lockermachen (inf)
viblechen (inf)(for sth für etw)
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stump

(stamp) noun
1. the part of a tree left in the ground after the trunk has been cut down. He sat on a (tree-)stump and ate his sandwiches.
2. the part of a limb, tooth, pencil etc remaining after the main part has been cut or broken off, worn away etc.
3. in cricket, one of the three upright sticks forming the wicket.
verb
1. to walk with heavy, stamping steps. He stumped angrily out of the room.
2. to puzzle or baffle completely. I'm stumped!
ˈstumpy adjective
being a stump; short and thick like a stump. The cat had a stumpy tail.
stump up
to pay (a sum of money), often unwillingly. We all stumped up $2 for his present.
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References in periodicals archive ?
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.
ARE you planning on getting married but can't stump up the cash?
The cash-strapped city council refused to stump up - despite owning the structures.