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Serve up   /sərv əp/   Listen
Serve up

Provide (usually but not necessarily food).  Synonyms: dish, dish out, dish up, serve.  "She dished out the soup at 8 P.M." , "The entertainers served up a lively show"

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"Serve up" Quotes from Famous Books

... October, and still I have such notabilities as fell to my lot to observe while in London, and these that are thronging upon me here in Paris to record for you. I am sadly in arrears, but 't is comfort to think that such meats as I have to serve up are as good cold as hot. At any rate, it is just impossible to do any better, and I shall comfort myself, as often before, with the triplet which I heard in childhood from a sage (if ...
— At Home And Abroad - Or, Things And Thoughts In America and Europe • Margaret Fuller Ossoli

... an adjoining room, and found an excellent breakfast waiting for him. The cook, knowing that this was the last meal the young master of the ranche would eat at that table for long months to come, had exhausted all his knowledge of the cuisine in the effort to serve up a breakfast that would tempt George to eat, no matter whether he was hungry ...
— George at the Fort - Life Among the Soldiers • Harry Castlemon

... Frank shouted from the darkness, and, being answered in the affirmative, made his appearance with the bag containing our dinner service of tin and other table necessaries. Tea made, drawn, and the potatoes boiled to a turn, Frank prepared to serve up the dinner, but looked in vain for the pork. "I say, Carriere, what have you done with the frying-pan? I left it just here!" he cried, seizing a brand from the fire for a torch. Scarcely had he uttered the words when ...
— A Trip to Manitoba • Mary FitzGibbon

Words linked to "Serve up" :   provide, ply, help, plank, serve, supply, cater

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