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put on the table

Slang definitions & phrases for put on the table

lay it on the line

verb phrase

To speak candidly and straightforwardly; tell it like it is: They are more likely to give it to you if you lay it on the table (1940s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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