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dine out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdine out phrasal verb formal1 formalDFEAT to eat dinner in a restaurant or in someone else’s houseeat out They would dine out together once a month.2 dine out on somethingTELL British English informal to keep using a story about something that has happened to you, in order to entertain people at meals dine→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
dine out on somethingYou can spend it, you can dine out on it.For years I dined out on these stories.
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Verb table
dine
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydine
he, she, itdines
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydined
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave dined
he, she, ithas dined
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad dined
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill dine
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have dined
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam dining
he, she, itis dining
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you, we, theyare dining
Past
I, he, she, itwas dining
you, we, theywere dining
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been dining
he, she, ithas been dining
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been dining
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be dining
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been dining
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