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Phrasal Verbs

eat out

This page is about the phrasal verb eat out

Meaning

If you eat out, you eat in a restaurant instead of at home.

Synonym

dine out (formal)

For example

  • eat out Let's eat out tonight. I don't feel like cooking.

  • eat out How often do you eat out?

Quick Quiz

Ian and Bobby are eating out tonight. They are having

a. a barbecue out in their garden

b. dinner in a restaurant

c. some pizzas delivered

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