on the table›having been offered or suggested so that it can be considered: Management said that there were important new benefits on the table.The deal appears to be still on the table.›USnot going to be discussed until later: If you have an important matter to raise, don't leave it on the table.
Highly delighted, bitterly disappointed, ridiculously cheap: adverbs for emphasis.
by Liz Walter,
October 22, 2014
We often make adjectives stronger by putting an adverb in front of them. The most common ones are very and, for a stronger meaning, extremely: He was very pleased. The ship is extremely large. However, we don’t use very or extremely for adjectives that already have a strong meaning, for example fantastic,