Table-hop - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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To move around from table to table in some place where one has a designated seat, as in a restaurant. There were so many people in their party, and they kept table-hopping throughout the night, so it was nearly impossible to keep their orders straight. Please don't table hop before we've had a chance to sort out the bill.
in. to move from table to table in a restaurant, nightclub, bar, etc. They would table-hop—to the great dismay of the waiters.
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At first, most people choose to stay in the auditorium and table-hop
during commercial breaks, but look for the audience to thin out steadily over the course of the evening as people slip out to smoke by the bathrooms or get an early start on the People magazine party next door.
It's terribly rude to table-hop
. Sometimes, there will be other people in the place that you know but it is not only bad manners to leave the company you are with to speak to them.
He loves to table-hop
and talk about things his grandmother whipped up, including the pionono, a sponge cake invested with toffee, cashews and peanuts ($4.25).