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bring (something) to the table

To provide or offer a useful skill or attribute. He brings years of leadership experience to the table.
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I can't tell you what a feeling it is to actually have something to bring to the table and not have bills that I need a man to help me with.
They recognize our abilities and what we can bring to the table," said Christine Flaherty, project manager with STV, Inc.
Boy, does he not get it: "We need to embrace and bring to the table those GLBT leaders in communities of faith to fight 'Bible verse with Bible verse' with our opponents--it is in that type of deep, committed, and passionate exchange that we will come to a place of love and acceptance of one another.
Rubalcava said he never laid out a lease-for-water trade, but asked Hambleton what Inyo County officials could bring to the table in negotiating the lease.
Hart is happy to have Caryn join our team, and we anticipate positive customer feedback from the knowledge and fresh ideas she'll bring to the table," said Mike Hart, President and CEO, Hart Associates.
Instead of female and male, look at the capabilities and what they bring to the table,'' Cashman said.
Our interest in the creation of the merged firm is to bring to the table a New York City based mega-firm that has the clear, professional capability of representing the major REITs at their nationwide locations with the same expertise that we bring to the mega-owners in New York City," he said.