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Let me tell you, sisters, seeing dried egg on a plate in the morning is a lot dirtier than anything I've had to deal with in politics.
Ann Richards

Meaning of "on a plate" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ON A PLATE

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WHAT DOES ON A PLATE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of on a plate in the English dictionary

The definition of on a plate in the dictionary is in such a way as to be acquired without further trouble.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ON A PLATE

on a bowline
on a jar
on a level
on a long rein
on a razor edge
on a razor´s edge
on a roll
on a slant
on a sticky wicket
on a tangent
on a tear
on a wing and a prayer
on account
on account of
on an even keel
on and off
on and on
on approval
on at
on automatic pilot

WORDS THAT END LIKE ON A PLATE

a full plate
boilerplate
brass plate
chocolate
contemplate
dinner plate
engraving plate
faceplate
fashion plate
gold plate
gold-plate
home plate
hotplate
license plate
nameplate
plate
silver plate
soleplate
soup plate
step up to the plate
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Synonyms and antonyms of on a plate in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «on a plate» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ON A PLATE

Find out the translation of on a plate to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of on a plate from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «on a plate» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

一盘
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

en una placa
570 millions of speakers

English

on a plate
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एक प्लेट पर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

على طبق من ذهب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

на пластине
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sobre uma placa
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

একটি প্লেট উপর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sur une plaque
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Di atas pinggan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

auf einem Teller
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

プレート上
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

접시에
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ing piring
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trên một tấm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒரு தட்டில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एका प्लेटवर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

tabakta
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

su una piastra
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

na płytkę
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

на пластині
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pe o placă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σε ένα πιάτο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

op ´n bord
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

på en platta
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

på en plate
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of on a plate

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ON A PLATE»

The term «on a plate» is very widely used and occupies the 1.820 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ON A PLATE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about on a plate

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8 QUOTES WITH «ON A PLATE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word on a plate.
1
Ron Atkinson
He sliced the ball when he had it on a plate.
2
Camren Bicondova
Mexican, Mediterranean, Italian, sushi, I love it all. Put it on a plate, and as long as I know what it is, I will eat it.
3
Daniel Boulud
I think at Le Cirque I learned how to make real food, which is what people crave, not just gimmicky things on a plate.
4
Dule Hill
I go back five generations in Jamaica. My dad grew up in Port Royal, and my mom grew up in Kingston. My family is from the country like West Moreland and also in Manchester. I've been there countless times. As far as cuisine, there's not really much that comes out of Jamaica that's on a plate that I don't like.
5
Mika
We all have to be dishes on a plate eventually, with the way we are marketed, but I have no intention of being a cheap Chinese all-you-can-eat buffet.
6
Ann Richards
Let me tell you, sisters, seeing dried egg on a plate in the morning is a lot dirtier than anything I've had to deal with in politics.
7
Dusty Springfield
I wouldn't know how to handle serenity if somebody handed it to me on a plate.
8
Michelle Trachtenberg
The food was interesting. My background is Russian, so cheese and potatoes are my love. There was plenty of that. And fried cheese! It is really, really, really good. And really, really, really bad for you. It's like an artery on a plate.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ON A PLATE»

Discover the use of on a plate in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to on a plate and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Sunshine on a Plate
With family-friendly, time-saving recipes and beautiful photography on location in Mauritius, this book will make Shelina a true star of the cookery world.
Shelina Permalloo, 2013
2
My Life on a Plate
Follows thirty-three-year-old Clara Hutt, a wife, mother of two boys, and part-time magazine writer, who discovers a desire to search for fulfillment and happiness.
India Knight, 2001
3
Summer on a Plate: More than 120 delicious, no-fuss recipes ...
In Summer on a Plate she shares more than 120 recipes for delicious, no-fuss, memorable meals that celebrate the bounty of summer. Anna never confuses simple with ordinary.
Anna Pump, Gen LeRoy, 2008
4
Passport on a plate: a round-the-world cookbook for children
Describes the culinary styles of twelve regions around the world and provides recipes for each, including Africa, the Caribbean, and China.
Diane Simone Vezza, Susan Greenstein, 1997
5
Paris on a Plate: A Gastronomic Diary
Food critic Stephen Downes takes the reader on a culinary tour of Paris.
Stephen Downes, 2006
6
Life on a Plate: The Autobiography
Gregg Wallace, star presenter of BBC's MASTERCHEF, restaurateur and expert on all things pudding, shares his story for the first time.
Gregg Wallace, 2012
7
Weekend on a Plate
Here are 150 recipes for celebration and sustenance that make use of the freshest produce available and help bring the pleasure of the shared table back into weekends, holidays, and other seasonal celebrations.
Gabriel Gate, 2001
8
Relish: My Life on a Plate
Above all, Relish reflects one lucky woman's incredible zest for life. The searingly honest life story of the woman who led Britain's food revolution. For the first time, Prue Leith shares, in her own words, her remarkable story.
Prue Leith, 2012
9
Antarctica on a Plate
What Sarah Turnbull did for Paris in her best-selling travel memoir "Almost French", Alexa Thomson does for Antarctica - but in this case, it's "almost frozen"!
Alexa Thomson, 2003
10
Love on a Plate: Recipes for Serving Love
Love on a Plate echoes Sandra Sage's personal journey of family treasures that link relations, food and human connection together.
Sandra Sage, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ON A PLATE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term on a plate is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Marina O'Loughlin's food feed: Gordon Ramsay gets his carrots in a …
Marina O'Loughlin's food feed: Gordon Ramsay gets his carrots in a twist and ET arrives on a plate. Vegetable flowers with a dash of wood ant, ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
2
Rylan Clark, Kimberly Wyatt and Sam Nixon battle to win Celebrity …
Rylan then revealed his menu offered 'me on a plate'. He described his three courses as a trio of savoury macaroons, wagyu beef served three ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
3
The future on a plate
Municipalities, universities, and other large parking operators searching for the most efficient parking solutions are faced by a bewildering ... «Parking Network, Jul 15»
4
O'Brien has it on a Plate
Irish champion trainer Aidan O'Brien can collect the historic Her Majesty's Plate at Down Royal with Order Of St George, partnered by his son ... «Belfast Telegraph, Jul 15»
5
Do we want Jeremy Hunt's head on a plate?
On Friday Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt made a significant error of judgement in releasing advance details of his upcoming speech to the ... «Open Democracy, Jul 15»
6
Looks as good as it tastes? Why an attractive plate makes for a …
I'd rather someone cooked with love and care even with cheap ingredients than expensive ones thrown on a plate – to me, that's just a ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
7
What does love on a plate look like?
Love is in the air, it's even in the news. So, with all the talk about marriage and equality, I thought it would be fun to share a love story between ... «The Daily Advertiser, Jul 15»
8
Could you BBQ your personality onto a plate? TV's wackiest cooking …
This week, the contestants' first challenge is called 'Personality on a Plate'. In order to win they will have to impress the judges - Man vs Food ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
9
Spillian on a Plate: Feast from the Field Wed. July 22
We're celebrating the metaphor of 'field' at Spillian on a Plate this week... Here's what Chris McGee is cooking up for you. Come and taste the ... «Watershed post, Jul 15»
10
Kingsmeade sheep cheese a winner after Wellington On a Plate
Kingsmeade Cheese owners Janet and Miles King say their business has increased by 30 per cent since winning the 2014 Wellington on a ... «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»

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