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Idiom of the week – On the table/ Off the table

Posted by englishlessons on April 17, 2012

Definition:

offered for discussion/ not offered for discussion

Examples:

Our offer is still on the table. Let us know if you want to take it.

That option is no longer available. It’s off the table.

Picture it:

Imagine a table where people meet to negotiate. Ideas that are open for discussion are on the table.

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