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stump up

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phrasal verb [intransitive/transitive] British
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theystump up
he/she/itstumps up
present participlestumping up
past tensestumped up
past participlestumped up
  1. to give money, often without wanting to give it

    Their insurance company stumped up £15,000 to hire a helicopter.

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