the base price is $500, but any additional repairs will up the anteVerb
Did everyone at the table ante?
Everyone anted up a dollar.
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Once the ante got to $17.2 million, Petrovic said goodbye Foxborough, hello London.—Frank Dell'apa, BostonGlobe.com, 8 Sep. 2023 From wedding cakes to fall color schemes of burgundy, orange, and marigold, there are simply oh-so-many ways to up the autumn ante of your celebration.—Sarah Zlotnick, Country Living, 22 Aug. 2023 With every Liam Neeson action film, the ante is exactly the same.—Michael O'Sullivan, Washington Post, 23 Aug. 2023 For candidates who want to meet the higher ante for the second debate, the key to getting on stage could be this: Do well in the first one.—Susan Page, USA TODAY, 9 Aug. 2023 During the Halloween season, the team ups the ante with dozens of frightfully delicious and visually appealing bites and sips added to menus across property.—Carly Caramanna, Travel + Leisure, 28 Aug. 2023 Other fusion classes, meanwhile, use more weights and resistance tools to up the strength ante.—Kristine Thomason, Women's Health, 17 Aug. 2023 By early 2014, the moral ante had been upped: the penalty for noncompliance became, rather more nobly, a contribution to medical research.—Gideon Lewis-Kraus, The New Yorker, 19 June 2023 Upping the amenity ante are a tennis court, a swanky movie theater, and a wellness center.—Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 27 May 2023
The Maverick’s famously low price — base models start at $22,195 — is a casualty of those additions, but plenty of buyers will ante up for the Tremor, and be delighted with the result.—Mark Phelan, Detroit Free Press, 28 Apr. 2023 But banks could well face pressure to ante up, said Darrin Peller, an analyst at Wolfe Research.—Peter Weber, The Week, 25 July 2023 But if the good times are going to keep rolling, Hollywood needs to ante up with compelling movies to keep audiences coming back to multiplexes.—Rebecca Rubin, Variety, 1 May 2023 Ross, for one, thinks Baltimore has to ante up, whatever the circumstances.—Nate Davis, USA TODAY, 14 Mar. 2023 That means, anything from t-shirts over joggers to hoodies over sweatpants to sweaters over jeans to just about your whole daily wardrobe rotation, can be anted up by dress sneakers.—Christian Gollayan, Men's Health, 7 Mar. 2023 Much like the Lightning went all in multiple times by trading high draft picks and prospects to load up for the best chance to win the Cup, Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic was not afraid to ante up in March to acquire Lehkonen, defenseman Josh Manson and Cogliano.—Dallas News, 27 June 2022 But what do petty money worries mean to Apple, which agreed to ante up for the version Scorsese and DiCaprio are determined to make?—Rebecca Keegan, The Hollywood Reporter, 27 Mar. 2023 What took Altra so long to ante up?—Brian Metzler, Outside Online, 25 Apr. 2022 See More
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borrowed from Latin ante "before, preceding" — more at ante-