American Idioms and Expressions

Clear The Table Idiom

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clear the table
What does clear the table mean?
to remove the dishes and eating utensils from a tableAfter we finished eating we quickly cleared the table.
clear the table
What does clear the table mean?
to remove the dishes and other eating utensils from a table after eatingWe had to clear the table before we could eat our dessert.
clear the table
What does clear the table mean?
to remove the dishes and eating utensils from a table After we finished eating we cleared the table.

clear the table
What does clear the table mean?
to remove the dishes and other eating utensils from a table after eating We had to clear the table before we could eat our dessert.


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What does "bring up the rear" mean?
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What does "company man" mean?
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