Phrasal Verb > Dish out

Phrasal Verb > Dish out


1 : to serve (food)

The restaurant dishes out more than 500 meals every night.

2 : to give (something) freely or in large amounts

She dishes out advice to anyone who’ll listen.

He’s always dishing out money and gifts to his grandchildren.

3 : dish it out : to criticize other people

He can dish it out, but he can’t take it. (=he likes to criticize other people, but he doesn’t like being criticized)