come up with the goods


chiefly British, informal
: to produce the desired or promised results : to do what is wanted or expected
We knew we could count on him to come up with the goods.

Examples of come up with the goods in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But Parry, with her rare one-handed backhand, still had to come up with the goods under duress to close out the match and secure her first victory over a top-50 player. New York Times, 23 May 2022

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“Come up with the goods.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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