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come to the table

To meet in order to negotiate or discuss how to resolve a particular issue or situation. If we can just get both sides to come to the table, I really think we can get them to agree to a contract.
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come to the table

to meet to discuss how to solve a problem or end a disagreement Carlson urged them to come to the table to resolve the issue.
Usage notes: also used in the form come back to the table (to continue discussions that had stopped): The strikers decided to come back to the table.
See also: come, table