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English definition of “ladle sth out”

ladle sth out

informal
verb [T] uk phrasal verb with ladle   /ˈleɪ.dl̩/ (also ladle out) us  
to give money or goods in a (too) generous way to a lot of people: In those days doctors ladled out antibiotics to patients.Giving, providing and supplying
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