Definition of crumbs from ——'s table in English:

Share this entry

crumbs from ——'s table

An unfair and inadequate share of something large: it will amount to no more than crumbs from the European Commission’s table
More example sentences
  • It is that multinational corporations and the rich create wealth and he can then take crumbs from their table to distribute to the huddled masses.
  • At this year's summit they decided to drop some crumbs from their table by way of throwing some dollars at the world's trouble-spots.
  • Glasgow should not be embarrassed about taking the crumbs from the capital 's table.
See parent entry: crumb
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.