dish up


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dish up

vb (adverb)
1. (Cookery) to serve (a meal, food, etc)
2. (tr) informal to prepare or present, esp in an attractive manner
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.dish up - provide (usually but not necessarily food); "We serve meals for the homeless"; "She dished out the soup at 8 P.M."; "The entertainers served up a lively show"
plank - cook and serve on a plank; "Planked vegetable"; "Planked shad"
help, serve - help to some food; help with food or drink; "I served him three times, and after that he helped himself"
cater, ply, provide, supply - give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance; "The hostess provided lunch for all the guests"
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Translations

w>dish up

vt sep
(lit)auf dem Teller anrichten; (in bowls) → auftragen
(fig inf) story, newsauftischen (inf)
vianrichten
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Stalls dish up snake dishes just the way they would chicken.
Adding scrambled eggs or tofu to the dish ups the cost to $5.