He leaves Germany but he would always have his desk with him, and his desk represents for him the real soul of Germany.
He shot himself at his desk on the fifth floor of the Corner House, leaving a note warning others of the atrocities to come.
Congress could try to block the second increase, but Obama could veto a “resolution of disapproval” that crosses his desk.
mid-14c., from Medieval Latin desca "table to write on" (mid-13c.), from Latin discus "quoit, platter, dish," from Greek diskos. The Medieval Latin is perhaps via Italian desco. Used figuratively of office or clerical work since 1797; desk job is first attested 1965.