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simplythebest
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eat a dish

Post by simplythebest » Mon Jun 22, 2009 8:43 am

Hi there,

Could I use 'eat' with reference to 'dish' as in
We ate some exquisite seafood dishes at Nora's party.

Thanks,
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Re: eat a dish

Post by hermit » Mon Jun 22, 2009 11:02 am

hi simplythebest - yes, that is perfectly good english.

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Re: eat a dish

Post by ETutor » Wed Jul 01, 2009 6:28 pm

It is useful to note that the word “dish” referred to in this context is not the actual dish you are eating on. It is the dish that is contained in the dish!
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