Lay your cards on the table

The Borneo Post - Good English - - Short Story Section -

Lok: Stop it, boys! We won’t get any­where if we keep on ar­gu­ing.

Ja: Ian, you have some­thing to say? Lay your cards on the table. Let’s see if it is fea­si­ble.

Ian: I sug­gest that we take the train there since most of us have never been on one.

Shu: That’s a sound idea.

Lok: Yes, it seems all right to me too. Any­one else game for it?

Ex­pla­na­tion: Lay your cards on the table - be open and hon­est

Ex­am­ple: John laid his cards on the table and told her how much they could af­ford.

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