serve around

serve around

To provide to or place before various people some kind of food or drink. A noun or pronoun can be used between "serve" and "around." Would you mind serving the tea around, Tom? We'll be serving around hors d'oeuvres in a little while, everyone.
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serve something around

to distribute something to eat or drink to everyone present. Please serve the snacks around so that everyone gets some. Serve around the birthday cakes, would you?
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PSC opens nutrition hall for national athletes !-- -- (The Philippine Star) - March 16, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines The Philippine Sports Commission Nutrition Hall at the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex started operations yesterday and is expected to serve around 500 athletes initially.
The PNR Clark Phase 1 will have 10 stations spanning 38 kilometers and is expected to serve around 340,000 passengers daily.
Each new school will be approximately 150,000 square feet and serve around 1,000 students in grades 6-8.
It is expected to serve around 370,000 passengers per day in its opening year, around 2025.
Since then, it's a much awaited event and this year arrangements have been made to serve around 3,000 rozedars.
These projects will serve around 1.6 million people, he said, adding that another 39 projects will be completed by June 30 2018.
Eid Charity estimates indicate that the ambulances serve around 2.5 million people in these cities and towns.
The project would serve around 500,000 individuals upon completion, as per the Chairman of the Union of Zahrani Coast Municipalities.
The route is expected to serve around 240,000 people initially, serving the areas like Discovery Gardens, Gardens, Dubai Investment Park, Furjan and Jumeirah Golf Estates.
'Delivering practical advice, innovative technology and global investment solutions to our clients is paramount to our business at Northern Trust and to the family offices we serve around the world,' Northern Trust's head of Global Family & Private Investment Office, Jeff Kauffman, said.
We are constantly looking for new opportunities to fulfil the needs of the travelling public from such markets and for those wanting to travel there from the more than 140 destinations that we serve around the world." Passengers can now book tickets through registered travel agents and the Qatar Airways website www.qatarairways.com
Coleg y Cymoedd intends to regenerate the 2.7 acre site close to the railway station to serve around 1,000 learners.
Summary: Shaikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance, on Monday opened the new headquarters of the UAE Society of Engineers in Dubai's Al Mamzar area, which will serve around 29,000 Emirati and resident engineers in the country.
The Al Shohub private school project consists of 51 classrooms and will serve around 2,000 students.