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English definition of “dine out on sth”

dine out on sth

mainly UK phrasal verb with dine     /daɪn/ verb [I] formal
to entertain people, especially at a meal, by telling them about an experience you have had: For months I've been dining out on the story of what happened when my house got flooded.Celebrating and entertaining
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