stand (someone) to a treat

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stand (someone) to a treat

To pay for someone to do or receive something enjoyable; to treat someone (to something). If you don't have any money for ice cream, I'll stand you to a treat—it's not a problem.
See also: stand, to, treat
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stand someone to a treat

to pay for a treat for someone. Come on. Let's go out and eat. I'll stand you to a treat. It seems as if I am always standing someone to a treat.
See also: stand, to, treat
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.