dish something ↔ out phrasal verb ( see also ↑ dish )
1 . to give something to various people in a careless way:
We dished out some leaflets there too.
Paul tends to dish out unwanted advice.
2 . to serve food to people:
Sam’s dishing out sandwiches if you want one.
3 . somebody can dish it out but they can’t take it used to say that someone often criticizes other people, but does not like being criticized