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dine out on sth

mainly UK
phrasal verb with dine uk   us   /daɪn/ verb [I] formal
to ​entertainpeople, ​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.
(Definition of dine out on sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dine out on sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指吃饭时)讲(自己的某一经历)来逗乐…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指吃飯時)講(自己的某一經歷)來逗樂…
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