set the table

set the table

  1. To arrange plates, etc. for a meal.
    Synonyms: lay the table
  2. (figuratively) To make a future outcome possible.
  • French: mettre la table, mettre le couvert, dresser la table, dresser le couvert
  • German: den Tisch decken
  • Italian: apparecchiare la tavola
  • Russian: накры́ть стол
  • Spanish: poner la mesa
  • Spanish: preparar el camino

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