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square up

verb uk phrasal verb with square   /skweər/ us    /skwer/

(FIGHT)

UK to prepare to fight, compete, or argue with someone: The players squared up to each other and started shouting.

(PAY)

informal to pay someone the money that you owe them: If you pay for both tickets now, I'll square up with you later.
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