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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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Rhetoric aside, Chavez brings to the table an important proposal that could end up cementing Mercosur's newfound unity.
The get-it-done attitude that Kennedy Funding brings to the table for each transaction enables the firm to issue loan commitments in as little as 24 hours, which can lead to a closing in as little as five days or less.
Beyond confirming how much cash Fowler brings to the table, the league will do credit checks and dig for evidence to assure that Fowler and his partners are scrupulous businessmen who aren't prone to the bad-boy antics of some of the league's star athletes, Cherry said.
"SDDC is really quite impressive in what it brings to the table and you can get bogged down in the day-to-day and not step back and admire what it is you do for the country."
As a former employee with United AgriProducts (UAP), he brings to the table a long history of knowing ag markets, producers and communications.
In contrast, the virtual team model leverages the network of contacts that each expert brings to the table. The wealth manager need choose only a handful of "A" players--the experts at the top of their fields--and then ask each to bring in the best experts from their own networks.
She also brings to the table ways in which each text is viewed by women in cultures very different from her own.
Boniferro says what Fox Lumber brings to the table, besides financial support to move the project forward, is marketing expertise with more than 35 lumber traders in house, thus giving the mill exposure to larger markets, more customers and access to new products.