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Rinse the plates before putting them in the dishwasher.
Surgeons covered the wound in his skull with a metal plate.
Workers put a steel plate over the hole in the roadway.
They welded a large plate to the side of the damaged ship.
You can find the serial number on a plate inside the door of the refrigerator.
The match was handed to them on a plate.
With three kids and a full-time job, she’s got enough on her plate already.
It’s time they stepped up to the plate and took responsibility for their actions.
This is the British English definition of plate. View American English definition of plate.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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