spring for something

spring for something
AND bounce for something in. to treat (someone) by buying something. (See also pop for something.)
I’m bouncing for pizza. Any takers?
Ralph sprang for drinks, and we all had a great time.

Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.

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