He turned the tables on the 1929 crash and suggested that stagflation was caused by too much money in the system.
To turn the tables, imagine if these public conversations were liberally sprinkled with references to fashion, or yoga.
They were arranging the fateful envelopes into careful rows on two tables.
But now, at long last, Barack Obama is turning the tables on the GOP.
As in the past, the Iranian regime may respond by pursuing a breakout strategy that could turn the tables on the United States.
He is soon seated at one of the tables by the side of Governor Fauquier, and is playing away with the utmost delight.
If only the riffles were saving it and the tables catching the fine gold!
There have been tables arranged to show the proper weight for height for boys and girls of different ages (see appendix).
Four-fifths of the men have not moved from the tables since we came in.
And has the motion of the tables ever taken the form of alphabetical expression, which has been the case in America?
late 12c., "board, slab, plate," from Old French table "board, plank, writing table, picture" (11c.), and late Old English tabele, from West Germanic *tabal (cf. Old High German zabel, German Tafel), both the French and Germanic words from Latin tabula "a board, plank, table," originally "small flat slab or piece" usually for inscriptions or for games, of uncertain origin, related to Umbrian tafle "on the board."
The sense of "piece of furniture with the flat top and legs" first recorded c.1300 (the usual Latin word for this was mensa (see mensa); Old English writers used bord (see board (n.1)). The meaning "arrangement of numbers or other figures for convenience" is recorded from late 14c. (e.g. table of contents, mid-15c.).
Figurative phrase turn the tables (1630s) is from backgammon (in Old and Middle English the game was called tables). Table talk is attested from 1560s, translating Latin colloquia mensalis. To table-hop is first recorded 1956. The adjectival phrase under-the-table "hidden from view" is recorded from 1949; under the table "passed out from excess drinking" is recorded from 1921. Table tennis is recorded from 1887.
in parliamentary sense, 1718, originally "to lay on the (speaker's) table for discussion," from table (n.). But in U.S. political jargon it has chiefly the sense of "to postpone indefinitely" (1866). Related: Tabled; tabling.
table ta·ble (tā'bəl)
An article of furniture supported by one or more vertical legs and having a flat horizontal surface.
An orderly arrangement of data, especially one in which the data are arranged in columns and rows in an essentially rectangular form.
An abbreviated list, as of contents; a synopsis.
The inner or outer flat layer of bones of the skull separated by the diploë.
(Mark 7:4) means banqueting-couches or benches, on which the Jews reclined when at meals. This custom, along with the use of raised tables like ours, was introduced among the Jews after the Captivity. Before this they had, properly speaking, no table. That which served the purpose was a skin or piece of leather spread out on the carpeted floor. Sometimes a stool was placed in the middle of this skin. (See ABRAHAM'S BOSOM ØT0000055; BANQUET ØT0000434; MEALS.)