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Split the bill

Each person will pay for him/herself

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Be on me

I am paying for you

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Join us

Come with us

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Be our guest

We will pay

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Get this

Pay the bill

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Wined and dined

Invited out to restaurants

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Impeccable

Perfect, cannot be faulted

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Sluggish

Rather slow

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Courteous

Polite

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Overbearing

Too confident, too inclined to tell people what to do

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Sullen

Bad-tempered, unwilling to smile

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Brusque

Quick and rude

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Off-putting

Makes you feel you do not want to go there again

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Go out of their way

Do everything possible

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Have a sweet tooth

Love sweet things

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Count the calories / calorie-conscious

Be careful how many calories I eat

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Portion

Amount of a particular food that served to one person

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Savory

Salty in flower, or with herbs

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Fussy eater

Person who has very particular demands when eating

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Teetotal

Never drink alcohol

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Dietary requirements

Special needs or things someone cannot eat

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Overdo it

Eat or drink too much

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Take pot luck

Eat what we're eating, nothing special

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Bring a bottle

Usually means a bottle of wine

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Dinner party

Rather formal dinner with guests

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Informal get-together

Informal group of people meeting for a meal/drinks, etc

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Say when

Tell me whenI have served enough

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When

That's enough, thanks

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Nibbles

Things like nuts, crips, etc,. before a meal

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Grab a bite to eat

Have a quick meal

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Takeaway

Ready-cooked meal bought to take home