dish sth out Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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dish sth out

informal
phrasal verb with dish uk   us   /dɪʃ/ verb
to give or say things to ​people without ​thinking about them ​carefully: A good ​doctorlistens to the ​patientrather than just ​dishing out ​drugs He's very ​keen to ​dish out ​criticism. He’s ​mad at me for ​teasing him – he can ​dish it out, but he can’t take it! to give or ​servefood to ​people: Jon, could you ​dish the ​carrots out for me, ​please?
(Definition of dish sth out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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