dine out
intransitive verb Date: 1736 to eat a meal away from home

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  • dine out — verb eat at a restaurant or at somebody else s home • Syn: ↑eat out • Ant: ↑eat in (for: ↑eat out) • Hypernyms: ↑eat • Verb Frames …   Useful english dictionary

  • dine out — {v. phr.} To not eat at home but to go to a restaurant. * / Let s dine out tonight, honey, she said to her husband. I am tired of cooking dinner every night. / See: EAT OUT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • dine out — {v. phr.} To not eat at home but to go to a restaurant. * / Let s dine out tonight, honey, she said to her husband. I am tired of cooking dinner every night. / See: EAT OUT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • dine out — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms dine out : present tense I/you/we/they dine out he/she/it dines out present participle dining out past tense dined out past participle dined out formal to eat dinner in a restaurant instead of at home …   English dictionary

  • dine\ out — v. phr. To not eat at home but to go to a restaurant. Let s dine out tonight, honey, she said to her husband. I am tired of cooking dinner every night. See: eat out …   Словарь американских идиом

  • dine out — PHRASAL VERB If you dine out, you have dinner away from your home, usually at a restaurant. [V P] She does not enjoy parties or dining out …   English dictionary

  • ˌdine ˈout — phrasal verb formal to eat DINNER (= an evening meal) in a restaurant Syn: eat out …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • dine out — eat at a restaurant …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dine out on — To be invited to dinner, or (loosely) to enjoy social success, on the strength of (one s possession of eg interesting information) • • • Main Entry: ↑dine * * * ˌdine ˈout on [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they dine out on he/she/it …   Useful english dictionary

  • dine out on something — ˌdine ˈout on sth derived (informal) to tell other people about sth that has happened to you, in order to make them interested in you Main entry: ↑dinederived …   Useful english dictionary

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