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serve somebody rightTo happen to someone who is thought to deserve it.
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serve someone rightUsed other than as an idiom: see serve, right.
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serve someone rightTo happen to someone who is thought to deserve it.
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serve timeTo be in prison or a similar institute.
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serve upTo perform an act
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dish upTo serve cooked food.
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pour outTo serve a drink into a cup or glass.
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bridge the gapTo serve as or create a connection between two disconnected or disparate things.
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carry someone's waterTo do someone's bidding; to serve someone's interests.
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carry the mailTo work diligently; to serve as the principal performer of a demanding task or set of tasks.
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carry water forTo perform menial tasks for; to serve; to assist.
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fill the billTo satisfy a need; to serve a purpose; to fulfill specified requirements.
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fit the billTo satisfy a need; to serve a purpose; to fulfill specified requirements.
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hold courtTo serve as the principal discussant or center of attention in an informal gathering of friends, associates, etc.
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match dayThe day graduating medical-school students find out where they will serve as residents.
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mind the storeTo remain present in a retail business, in order to maintain the security of the premises and to serve customers.
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mind-numbingExcessively boring, tedious, or dull; repetitive; of an activity, etc., lacking any interest or variety that might serve as intellectual stimulation.
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mint sauceserve this with lamb
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pay one's debt to societyTo serve time in prison or a similar correctional facility.
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play gooseberryto serve as a chaperon
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press into serviceTo make someone perform a task or duty, especially one they are not prepared or willing to do; to make something serve a function, especially one it was not designed or intended for.
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saddleA part, such as a flange, which is hollowed out to fit upon a convex surface and serve as a means of attachment or support.
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stalking horseA candidate put forward to serve a hidden, ulterior purpose in a political campaign, such as testing the field for another potential candidate by gauging voter sentiment or covertly helping another candidate by attracting voters away from a third candidate.
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stand up withIn a wedding ceremony, to serve as best man or as maid of honor or as an official witness for (someone).
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tell againstTo serve as evidence which casts doubt upon.
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