Definition of bring something to the table in English:

bring something to the table

phrase

  • See table

    see bring
    • ‘Obviously we all came from different musical backgrounds, so everybody's bringing some different things to the table.’
    • ‘So the most obvious explanation for paying them more is that they bring something to the table that right-handers don't have.’
    • ‘It's only when the film is bringing new ideas to the table that we're afforded a chance to giggle occasionally.’
    • ‘She says that Coleman and his team bring another value to the table: commitment.’
    • ‘You could possibly argue that he's a radio man first and foremost, and brings certain advantages to the table, but I'm not certain he'd agree.’
    • ‘But when it's this convergence of three musicians, everybody brings their own thing to the table and it just comes out.’
    • ‘Of course I'm generalizing here, but I think most older women are just looking for an equal who actually brings something to the table.’
    • ‘Every single one of us, by virtue of that fact, brings something to the table that contributes to our unique spirit as New Zealanders.’
    • ‘We have strength in numbers, and every guy brings something to the table.’
    • ‘Neither man nor woman is better than the other; rather we each bring special skills to the table.’