Each morning he got up to find a clean plate left on the step.
He was a good cook, too, which meant clean plates and gratitude all around.
"You'll find clean plates coming along any second," Banner said.
Cook 5 minutes, then slide from skillet onto a clean plate.
He rose from his desk, the plates nearly clean, and tossed them in the garbage can behind him.
You may want to ask for a new bun and a clean plate, too.
I sat at the table, and Loutie put a clean plate in front of me.
We had to ask for clean plates after the first course.
"Sean already did it, and left Chris a pretty clean plate."
New, clean plates were slow to come, even when requested.