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Postby wowenglish » Thu Feb 14, 2013 2:32 pm

What's the meaning of "on" in the next sentence?
What do you say you and I clear the table and bring on dessert?

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Re: on

Postby ChefMalo » Sat Mar 09, 2013 4:33 am

It means that he is going to take the desert and put it on the table so that people can eat it. It's a slang way of speaking.

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Re: on

Postby celts » Wed Mar 20, 2013 11:34 am

The term "bring on" means to proceed with something usually with eagerness. One person is suggesting clearing the table and having dessert. Another common term is "bring it on" which is usually used as an acceptance of a challenge or to incite someone to accept a challenge.

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