- 1.1 (put together) [meal/drink] preparar he concocted a delicious dish in no time at all improvisó un plato delicioso en un momentoMore example sentences1.2 (fabricate) [excuse/alibi/story] inventarse; [plan] tramar
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- Now the couple are employing a chef to concoct pre-packaged meals and light lunches using home-grown ingredients.
- Both of them were wrong, and to prove it the APO had concocted a meal with a Brahms symphony as the first course and some gourmet Wagner items in the second.
- Not that this is a hastily concocted dish; the Agen prunes topping it have been soaked in brandy for well over a year.
- They fool the simple folk by concocting exciting stories about their receiving messages from the Jinn.
- Allowing detainees to talk may give them a chance to create and coordinate alibis and to corroborate or concoct stories to frustrate questioning attempts.
- Mr Wheeler spent two months behind bars before detectives discovered she had concocted the story.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.