1‘the production cost £50,000, most coming from local sponsors’
backer, patron, promoter, subsidizer, benefactor, benefactress, guarantor, underwriter, supporter, friend
1‘Cathay Pacific sponsored the event’
finance, put up the money for, fund, subsidize, underwrite, back, promote, lend one's name to, be a patron of, act as guarantor of, support
informal foot the bill for, pick up the tab for
North American informal bankroll
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.