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ante up (sth)

US informal
phrasal verb with ante uk   /ˈæn.ti/  us   /-t̬i/ verb (past tense and past participle anteing)
to give money, often unwillingly: At least 200 people have been persuaded to ante up big money for the charity event.
Translations of “ante up (sth)”
in Chinese (Traditional) (常為不情願地)付出,拿出(錢)…
in Chinese (Simplified) (常为不情愿地)付出,拿出(钱)…
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