put cards on the table


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Related to put cards on the table: put one's cards on the table

put (all) your cards on the table

also lay your cards on the table
to truthfully explain what you know or think I could only put my cards on the table and say I don't know what happened to this child.
Etymology: based on the idea of showing other players your cards in a card game
See also: card, on, put, table