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dîner in English:

1. dinner dinner

What’s for dinner?
The family took a vote on the type of restaurant they wanted to go to for dinner.
I don't care where we eat dinner. It's entirely up to you.
He finished his dinner because he didn't like to waste food.
Tom wondered if he should pretend to appreciate the dinner Mary made for him.
I was in the middle of my dinner when the phone rang.
Father went to a lot of trouble to prepare dinner for our guests.
Tom and Mary were about to sit down for dinner when John knocked on the door.
We were sitting peacefully at dinner, when all of a sudden the lights went out.
That is not a proper subject to bring up in conversation at the dinner table.
Our mother had no choice but to make dinner with leftovers.
Tom said he liked what she had made for dinner, but he was only being polite.
A very elderly couple is having an elegant dinner to celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary.
He'll be back in two hours. In the meantime, let's prepare dinner.
The traditional American dinner includes meat, potatoes and a vegetable.

English word "dîner"(dinner) occurs in sets:

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2. to have dinner to have dinner

Do you want to have dinner with me?

English word "dîner"(to have dinner) occurs in sets:

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3. dine dine

They dined together at an expensive restaurant.
Let's dine out for a change.
We dine out once a week.
Let's dine out tonight. I'm too tired to cook.
People dine very late in Spain.
Would you dine with me?
Why don't you dine out with me for a change?
Won't you come to dine with us?
I have an appointment to dine with him.
I have dined in many award-winning restaurants and had duff food.
We often dine with friends in this restaurant. When on the road, we dine in roadside bars.
He was to dine with us.
Let's dine at restaurant this evening.
Even if they have a good wine menu, I will not want to dine here.
How many men are there that wear a coat that cost a hundred francs, and carry a diamond in the head of their cane, and dine for twenty-five SOUS for all that! It seems as though we could never pay enough for the pleasures of vanity.

English word "dîner"(dine) occurs in sets:

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