cards on the table
Idiomatic translations of "cards on the table"
Meanings of "cards on the table"
lay / put one's cards on the table
To reveal something that one has kept hidden, such as one's motives, intentions, opinion, etc.; to be very candid. A reference to player in a card game revealing the cards that they were holding.
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Tell me what happened to that promise
Please come back you're the only baby that interests me
I put the cards on the table I swear to you my princess
You are the piece that is missing from my puzzle
[I know]I will face nothing that is more difficult
Put your cards on the table[fn]Here it's an Arabic idiom. Many Arabic letters need dots over or under them to be correct. So she literally says "put letters on the words", as in, make everything known/clear.. Translated it into a similar English idiom.[/fn], everything is now revealed
Now you began to talk, and speak of the situation and circumstances
With you time stands still, you confuse me
You're too much for me, feel how you break my will
Is it more than just a game, lay the cards on the table
Do you think I remain cool when you're with me
Let's lay our cards on the table[fn]Literally "let's play with open cards", but I found that this doesn't exist as an actual English idiom.[/fn] at last:
My ship's gotta go,
And it'll leave you here.