Meaning of DISH in English


out [phrasal verb] [M] [informal] - to give, esp. too freelyShe dishes money out to anyone who asks.He's one of those people who dish out awards at televised ceremonies.Doctors are short of time to listen and are therefore keen to dish out drugs whenever they can.He's very willing to dish out punishment/criticism.(informal) To dish out is also to give or serve food to the people who will eat it.Jon, could you dish the carrots out for me, please?I wouldn't get in a fight with him - he can really dish it out (= fight hard).If you can dish it out but you can't take it, you easily criticize or say bad things about other people but don't like it when other people do the same to you.It's no fun arguing with him, he can dish it out but he can't take it.

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.