dish up

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dish up

1. To distribute food into bowls or onto plates to serve to others. A noun or pronoun can be used between "dish" and "up." OK, everyone take your seats. I'm just about ready to start dishing up the stew! Please take the casserole out of the oven and start dishing it up.
2. To create something for a lot of people to enjoy or consume. A noun or pronoun can be used between "dish" and "up." The movie studio is known for dishing up the same kinds of schlocky horror movies.
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