into the pot

into the pot

Into a collection or grouping of various topics, ideas, or points of discussion. If anyone else has a suggestion they'd like to toss into the pot, now is the time to speak up.
See also: pot
References in classic literature ?
MacDonald counted his cards carefully, to make doubles sure it was not a foul hand, wrote a sum on a paper slip, and slid it into the pot, with the simple utterance:-
Keeping the plant centered, slide roots into the pot.
Let these plants mature in an out-of-sight location, then rotate them into the pot wraps for display.