2011년 12월 21일 수요일

Dic: wine and dine

3 [PHRASE] Vs inflect △If you wine and dine, or if someone wines and dines you, you go out, for example to expensive restaurants, and spend a lot of money.

  • Colleagues were furious at doing her work while she wined and dined...
  • A lot of money went on wining and dining prospective clients.
.... COBUILD

△wine and dine someone: to treat someone to an expensive meal of the type that includes fine wines; to entertain someone lavishly.
  • The lobbyists wined and dined the senators one by one in order to influence them. 
  • We were wined and dined every night and given the best hotel accommodations in town.



  • They can afford to use the proceeds to wine, dine, or even bribe the officials who give out import licenses.

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