put/lay your cards on the table Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “put/lay your cards on the table” in the English Dictionary

"put/lay your cards on the table" in British English

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put/lay your cards on the table

to be ​honest about ​yourfeelings and ​intentions: I ​thought it was ​time I ​laid my ​cards on the ​table, so I told him that I had no ​intention of ​marrying him.
(Definition of put/lay your cards on the table from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “put/lay your cards on the table”
in Turkish açık sözlü davranmak, açık olmak, dobra dobra konuşmak…
in Russian раскрывать свои карты…
in Polish grać w otwarte karty…
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