belly up to the bar

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To commit oneself to a challenge or task; to accept a responsibility; to acknowledge a fact.
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Allen declines to discuss acquisition plans. . . . Nonetheless, W. Whitley Hawkins, whom Allen recently promoted to president from executive vice-president for marketing, asks the question out loud: "Are we going to belly up to the bar? All Pan Am assets for sale have some appeal to us."

Submitted on July 10, 2018

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