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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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There exists, however, a need for better scope for independent professional service experience to be brought to the table for the Iraq/Afghanistan theatres.
"We deem it necessary that in the event the issue of government support is brought to the table, then it must include all forms of direct or indirect support, and that it would be balanced and at the same level for all airlines in the world, including those protected under the bankruptcy laws, in order to look into all the issues that lead to unbalanced competitive opportunities." Nov 23, 2006
"[Ross & Cohen] brought to the table a well-respected boutique name in the industry."
"What they brought to the table is a one-stop shop consolidation of efforts, giving us a single point of contact, including the Coast Guard, which we need to conduct inspections of containers.
A tourism initiative brought to the table by Moose Cree First Nations was refused funding from Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) to finish the final construction phase of the Washow lodge.
A Tannadice spokesman said: "We will again look at all aspects - especially if additional information is brought to the table about Caley's case."
Barbara Inatsugu reports: "I still have people, even from organizations that supported the measure, telling me how much they appreciate the fundamental, long-term issues the League brought to the table during that campaign."