throw (something) in(to) the pot

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throw (something) in(to) the pot

To propose something or add something to the discussion or consideration, especially among many other proposals and suggestions. It was after midnight, so when everyone started to throw ideas into the pot for a new title, we got some bizarre suggestions. It wasn't my best idea, but I thought it was at least worth throwing in the pot.
See also: pot, throw
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If the union want to jeopardise that, theyhave to offermore financialguarantee and not some half-baked funding matrix in which the amount of central money goes down in the first season in the hope Sky Sports and Guinness will throw something into the pot and that the Welsh Rugby Union come through with some amorphous promise of a cross-border tournament.
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