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to serve (a meal, food, etc)
(tr) informal to prepare or present, esp in an attractive manner
THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Words nearby dish up
dishpan hands, dishrag, dish the dirt, dish top, dishtowel, dish up, dishware, dishwasher, dishwasherproof, dishwashing, dishwater
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How to use dish up in a sentence
The present will dish up plenty of its own idiocy to hold our attention.Let’s Not Forget: We Were All Teenagers Once|Russell Saunders|December 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When done, dish up the chicken in a pyramid, garnish with the fried onions and cover with tomato sauce.
Put in some stoned and scalded olives, which boil up for ten minutes and dish up with the duck.
When of a good golden colour drain them and serve directly, and dish up in a pyramid.
When cooked, dish up and pour the hot sauce over them and garnish with fried sippets.
When done, dish up the partridges, reduce the sauce, and pass through a sieve and pour over the birds.