English version

stand somebody a drink/meal etc

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstand somebody a drink/meal etcstand somebody a drink/meal etcPAY FOR British English to pay for something as a gift to someone Come on, Jack. I’ll stand you a drink if you like. stand
Examples from the Corpus
stand somebody a drink/meal etcA minute or two later-they are standing, drinking wine before dinner.He and Rufus had stood there drinking wine.
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