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Under the Table

 

Under the table is a phrase used to describe secretive behaviour - often suggesting corruption or illegality.

Examples:

If you want to open a business in a country where there is a lot of corruption, you may have to make under the table payments to officials.

Tony was a terrible driver. He kept failing his driving test - and eventually he got his driving licence under the table.

Take note

To drink someone under the table means to drink more alcohol than somebody else without becoming as drunk as they do.

Example:

Johnny was a heavy drinker. He could drink anyone under the table. 

Category: Learn a new phrase! | Views: 751 | Added by: Teacher_Koce | Tags: уроци по английски, идиоми, английски език, english lessons
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1 Teacher_Koce • 11:34 AM, 2014-03-31
Post your example using "under the table" smile
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