top table

Related to top table: Open table
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top table

n Tisch mit den wichtigsten Leuten/Gästen etc; to be at the top table (fig)ganz oben sein
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Secondly, she said that my stepdad, who raised me from the age of six, can't be at the top table because it's tradition for the father to be there, even though I only got back in touch with my real dad a couple of years ago.
Pulis "For us at West Brom, we're sat at the top table, but we don't really eat at the top table," added Pulis.
This is the final time Italy receives a guaranteed spot at Europe's top table.
The top table included some of the Immediate Past Captains - Anne Day of Outlane, Jean Gee of Huddersfield, host Sandra, Brenda Shufflebotham (Marsden), Margaret Shaw of Meltham and Anne Robinson (Crosland Heath) - and speaker Deana Rushworth.
On the top table will be, in no particular order, John Beresford, Steve Howey, Olivier Bernard, Frank Clark, Irving Nattrass, David Craig, John Anderson, Pat Howard, John Carver, Peter Jackson, Bob Moncur and Ron Guthrie.
TOP TABLE TOUCHES: The Contemporary Home is bursting with brilliant table accessories making it easy to revel in red and white.
Aidan O'Brien's Declaration Of War was all the rage before the race, but the step up to the top table proved too much for the 5-4 favourite who faded to a disappointing fifth.
It should not be forgotten that, although our MEP has the intention of not seeking re-election, it has given her the opportunity to dine at the top table for a number of years.
The top table will include Joe Royle, Graeme Sharp, Barry Horne, Derek Mountfield, Dave Hickson, and John Bailey.
And by the time former Liverpool striker Crouch was on hand to finish off a deflected Younes Kaboul cross, Spurs were already worthy of a place at Europe's top table.
Two trips to the Balkans, where basketball has long been a top sport, will provide a stiff examination of GB's credentials as they bid to prove they are worth a place at basketball's top table - and ultimately the 2012 London Olympics.
Prime Minister Gordon Brown, who backed Tony Blair for president, said the Belgian had ''integrity and resolve'', while Baroness Ashton's post gave Britain a ''powerful voice'' at the EU top table.