Bring to the table - If you bring something to the table, you make a contribution or an offer in a discussion or negotiation..
Lay on the table - This phrase occurs in the official records of meetings or deliberations of various government bodies. If a proposal or motion is laid on the table, it is essentially a euphemism, meaning that "nothing further will be done in this matter" or "we are not going to do anything about this" or "we refuse the petition".
On the table - If a plan or proposal is on the table, it is being discussed.
Put your cards on the table - If you put your cards on the table, you make your thoughts or ideas perfectly clear.
Tables are turned - When the tables are turned, the situation has changed giving the advantage to the party who had previously been at a disadvantage.
Turn the tables - If circumstances change completely, giving an advantage to those who seemed to be losing, the tables are turned.
Under the table - Bribes or illegal payments are often described as money under the table.
All summer she had two tables only to wait on, two persons at a table.
"Working With the Working Woman" by Cornelia Stratton Parker
Now please lift down the water-cooler, sir, and place it by the table.
"The Young Railroaders" by Francis Lovell Coombs
The Colonel studied him with searching eyes; and then took some paper from a case on the table and began to write.
"Brandon of the Engineers" by Harold Bindloss
For full ten minutes his brown eyes gazed ardently towards the table.
"Antony Gray,--Gardener" by Leslie Moore
Several discarded railroad ties served as a table.
"Elizabeth Hobart at Exeter Hall" by Jean K. Baird
He laid it on the table and then carefully closed the door.
"The Blue Germ" by Martin Swayne
He might have been a rich man as he surveyed the tables and ordered the waiters about.
"The Slave of Silence" by Fred M. White
This will acquaint us with two new Tables, i.e., Tables 42 and 44.
"Lectures in Navigation" by Ernest Gallaudet Draper
The skull on the table seemed to be laughing at him.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
Put into a small stewpan three table-spoonfuls of the fat taken off the soup, and mix it with four table-spoonfuls of flour.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
At his table I doo eate,
In his bed with him I lie:
But I take no rest, nor meate,
Without cruell jealousie.
"The Nimph Dianaes Song" by Bartholomew Young
At her poor table will he eat?
He shall be served there
With honour and devotion meet
For any king that were!
"Martha" by George MacDonald
KITTY at the table sits
(Whither the old Clerk leads her),
"I deliver this," she says,
"As my act and deed, Sir."
"A Doe In The City" by William Makepeace Thackeray
His beard, not flax, but burning
With fierce and fiery glow,
Right through the marble table
Beneath his chair does grow.
"Barbarossa" by Friedrich Ruckert
The meek and humble souls shall see
His table richly spread;
And all that seek the Lord shall be
With joys immortal fed.
"Psalm 22 part 2" by Isaac Watts
Father, we wait to feel thy grace,
To see thy glories shine;
The Lord will his own table bless,
And make the feast divine.
"Hymn 24" by Isaac Watts
Tables Aragon attorney fee issue.
The Los Lunas Village Council appointed Henry Perea as the interim municipal judge Thursday, and tabled the expenditure request by Jeff Aragon , the former judge, for his attorney fees.
Atlanta '96 Sets Golden Arches Table.
New York-based designer Karim Rashid created the friendly-sounding PAL armchair, part of a family that also includes tables and stools.
Money expert Suze Orman waited tables at a diner.
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Josie Valdez discusses politics and the large number of Latino candidates at her kitchen table in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, August 8, 2012.
Ayatollah Khamene i: 'All options are on the table, huh'.
No Middle Eastern meze table is complete without a bowl of this creamy dip.
Ali Baba 's chairs, tables and kitchen equipment are sitting in storage, waiting.
Mergers on back burner , not off table.
Fresh from farm to table.
Buses and taxis roared past a few feet from our table next to the open door.
2012 Austin Critics Table Awards.
As a result of this, the variations within these time frames are smaller than those seen in Table 1 and thus is it the values from this Table which should be used in estimating σgain at 850µm.
The SCUBA Local Universe Galaxy Survey II. 450 micron data - evidence for cold dust in bright IRAS Galaxies
The parameters of the chosen points are collected in table 1 and some results are shown in table 2.
On the price of light quarks
Considering all possible systems for orders similar to (23) we can arrange the table of cases for rational µyy (Table 1.).
The rational generalized integrating factors for first-order ODEs
Assuming a Salpeter Initial Mass Function slope of 1.35, considering the O–type and WR star lifetimes given in tables 1 and 2, we obtain the predicted ratios given at the bottom of this last table.
Stellar evolution with rotation X: Wolf-Rayet star populations at solar metallicity
The number of SNe of various types in Table 1 is listed in Table 3.
Classifications of the Host Galaxies of Supernovae, Set II