We've even had people bringing round
a hotpot, apple pie and sponge cake.
During the years BC (before children) I can remember some friends bringing round
their young daughter and after they left three hours later we had to have a sleep, that very same afternoon, to recover.
Mr Fischler will nevertheless have to give ground on the key issues of decoupling direct farm payments from production, and cutting back on intervention prices in milk and cereals if there is to be any chance of bringing round
reluctant reformers such as France, Spain and now Germany.
A table stood nearby, loaded with platters of cold meats, bread and fruit, servants were bringing round
goblets of hot spiced wine.
And when they hear the estate agent is bringing round
a prospective buyer on Monday, they make sure the place is exactly how they want it.