eat, have, take
Have you had breakfast?
grab, snatch ~
I'm so busy I have to snatch meals when I can.
ask sb to ~ have/invite/take sb for/to ~ come/go for/to ~
He wouldn't have asked her to supper if he didn't like her, she reasoned.
These verbs are often used with
around, out, over
We must have you over for dinner sometime. Let's go out for a meal.
be out to
lunchHe's out to lunch with a client.
stop for ~
We stopped for tea at the Ritz.
join sb for, stay for/to ~
You're sure you wont stay for tea?
sit down to, start ~ finish ~
We had just sat down to breakfast when the phone rang.
I sometimes skip lunch if we're very busy.
cook (sb), fix (sb), get ready, make (sb), prepare ~
She hurried downstairs to fix herself some breakfast.
have ~ ready
We'll have supper ready for you.
Lunch is served from noon till 3.
keep warm, warm up ~
I'll be home late, so keep my dinner warm.
provide, provide sb (with) ~
Dinner is provided in the superb hotel restaurant.
~ be available
A four course dinner is available by prior arrangement.
~ be ready
‘Breakfast's ready!’ shouted Christine.
The family was always noisy at meal times.
Nobody spoke during supper.
What did you have for lunch?
a breakfast of pancakes and maple syrup