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stand and deliver!

said in the past by highwaymen when they stopped a carriage (= a vehicle pulled by horses) on a road to demand objects of value from the travellers
(Definition of stand and deliver! from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stand and deliver!”
in Chinese (Simplified) (旧时拦路强盗用语)站住,留下买路钱!…
in Chinese (Traditional) (舊時攔路強盜用語)站住,留下買路財!…
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