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. Keep the base of the bottom leaf slightly above the pot's rim.
The initially high rate of entry into pots may lead to the bait being eaten within a short time and to the result that few additional crabs are attracted into the pot. In addition, the likelihood of escape should be higher for square pots that have two horizontally orientated funnels, which are placed lower and made of netting that enable crabs to climb up the funnel and escape (Zhou and Shirley, 1997c).
He kept his head down until it was his turn, then, looking both ways to make sure that no one was watching, he quickly poured his water into the pot. He walked to his place at the feast and sat down with the rest.
Let these plants mature in an out-of-sight location, then rotate them into the pot wraps for display.