English version

dish something ↔ out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdish something ↔ out phrasal verb1 to give something to various people in a careless way We dished out some leaflets there too. Paul tends to dish out unwanted advice.2 to serve food to people Sam’s dishing out sandwiches if you want one.3 somebody can dish it out but they can’t take it used to say that someone often criticizes other people, but does not like being criticized dish→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
dish outAnd my granda clearly loved dishing it out.He was good at dishing it out.I have been dishing it out for a number of years, and now it is my turn to take it.He keeps his liquor just on the other side of the room, but catch him actually dishing it out himself.Duck and andouille sausage gumbo was another dish that evolved out of the early Creole and Cajun kitchens of Louisiana.Jewelled cups, their precious stones glinting in the sunlight, and silver dishes were laid out on handsome chests and cabinets.You can dish them out to visiting dignitaries at the end of a state visit.None of that circus water Loretta dished us out when the chumps were buying.
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Verb table
dish
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydish
he, she, itdishes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydished
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave dished
he, she, ithas dished
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad dished
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill dish
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have dished
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam dishing
he, she, itis dishing
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you, we, theyare dishing
Past
I, he, she, itwas dishing
you, we, theywere dishing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been dishing
he, she, ithas been dishing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been dishing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be dishing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been dishing
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