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he can dish it but he can't take it n.
this expression means 'he is very good at criticizing others but he can't accept criticism from others'

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Dictionnaire Collaboratif     Anglais Définition
exp.
I can't understand it, I can't believe it, I can't accept it
exp.
if you can't be arsed to do something, you can't be bothered to do it (you are too lazy to do it)
colloquial, British, very common
n.
legal exclusive right of a person in pure virtual property which he can dispose of with its free will.
[Tech.];[Leg.]
n.
Free On Board: A legal term meaning that when the seller loads merchandise for transportation, he bears full responsibility for it but if the merchandise is later lost or harmed, the buyer suffers the loss.
n.
he is trying to perusal-de someone to do what he doesn't want to do. Il fait pression sur moi.
exp.
he is a very good seller
exp.
a humorous way of saying that someone doesn't like or love the speaker.
[Hum.] E.g.: You've seen the way she treated me last time we met. It's clear: she loves me not.
exp.
it sounds interesting or attractive
exp.
means "that's just the way it is"
c'est comme ça, point barre
n.
new trend in computing to take into account the environmental aspect when designing IT systems.
exp.
it occurred to me, I suddenly thought of it, I had an idea all of a sudden
E.g: I wondered all day long how to solve this problem and it suddenly hit me...I had to talk to Marry.
exp.
"to be up for it" means to be willing to participate
she's really up for it: elle est partante
exp.
consider that two parties don't owe anything to each other
n.
means a liquid is not clear: this tea's got bits in it, I don't like yogurt with bits in it
assez proche de l'idée de 'il y a à boire et à manger'
id.
damn it!
Rats! I will be late to the meeting.
exp.
go crazy; get angry; lose self-control
E.g.: I will lose it if we keep listening to this song.
v.
avoid or at least minimize risks ; choose the safest way in case of doubt
to be on the safe side ; play safe
abbr. acron.
You Can't Do Business Sitting On Your Arse
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dish

  

      n  
1    a container used for holding or serving food, esp. an open shallow container of pottery, glass, etc.  
2    the food that is served or contained in a dish  
3    a particular article or preparation of food  
a local fish dish     
4      (Also called)    dishful   the amount contained in a dish  
5    something resembling a dish, esp. in shape  
6    a concavity or depression  
7       short for       dish aerial       satellite dish aerial  
8    Informal   an attractive person  
9    Informal   something that one particularly enjoys or excels in  
      vb   tr  
10    to put into a dish  
11    to make hollow or concave  
12      (Brit)  
informal   to ruin or spoil  
he dished his chances of getting the job        (See also)        dish out       dish up  
     (Old English disc, from Latin discus quoit, see disc)  
  dishlike      adj  


chafing dish  
      n   a vessel with a heating apparatus beneath it, for cooking or keeping food warm at the table  
deep-dish pie  
      n     (Chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   a pie baked in a deep dish and having only a top crust  
dish aerial  
      n  
1    a microwave aerial, used esp. in radar, radio telescopes, and satellite broadcasting, consisting of a parabolic reflector,   (Formal name)    parabolic aerial     (Often shortened to)    dish  
2       short for       satellite dish aerial     (Also called)    dish antenna  
dish out  
      vb  
Informal  
1    tr, adv   to distribute  
2    dish it out   to inflict punishment  
he can't take it, but he can sure dish it out     
dish up  
      vb   adv  
1    to serve (a meal, food, etc.)  
2    tr  
Informal   to prepare or present, esp. in an attractive manner  
made dish  
      n     (Cookery)   a dish consisting of a number of different ingredients cooked together  
Petri dish  
      n   a shallow circular flat-bottomed dish, often with a fitting cover, used in laboratories, esp. for producing cultures of microorganisms  
     (C19: named after J. R. Petri (1852--1921), German bacteriologist)  
satellite dish aerial  
      n   a parabolic aerial for reception from or transmission to an artificial satellite,   (Often shortened to)    dish aerial, dish  
side dish  
      n   a portion of food served in addition to the main dish  
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dish, dish, dish out, dish aerial


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