There are 2 translations of cook in Spanish:

cook1

Pronunciation: /kʊk/

n

  • cocinero, (masculine, feminine) he's a good cook cocina muy bien, es muy buen cocinero to be chief cook and bottle-washer I'm not chief cook and bottle-washer here, you know mira que yo no soy la sirvienta or (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) el mandadero too many cooks spoil the broth muchas manos en un plato hacen mucho garabato
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    • I became aware of the cooks preparing food for us, and the servers serving us, and I began to feel grateful that they were all working so that I could sit!
    • The biggest change in food television over the last five years has been the move away from showing cooks prepare food to revealing how they manage their careers and lives.
    • One of the beautiful things about this open-plan restaurant is that you can watch the cooks prepare your food as you enjoy the surroundings.

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There are 2 translations of cook in Spanish:

cook2

vt

vi

  • 1.1 (prepare food) [person] cocinar, guisar can you cook? ¿sabes cocinar or guisar? 1.2 (become ready) [food/meal] hacerse*
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    • Inside the immaculately clean kitchen, bacon cooked in a frying pan on the stove.
    • Many do feel that the food cooked in the microwave oven is not tasty.
    • Food cooked in a microwave oven does not present a radiation risk.
    1.3 (happen) [colloquial/familiar] what's cooking? ¿qué se está cociendo? [colloquial/familiar], ¿qué se está tramando? [colloquial/familiar]
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    • When I heard that he had cooked his evidence, my first reaction was ‘how stupid’.
    • A scientist who believes in the Creator is suspected of cooking the evidence to support his belief.
    • Brinkley offers no evidence that the numbers were cooked or the questions were unfairly worded.
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    • Certainly the subtext of Andersen's book is that we of the media class - even if he allows his alter ego a better fate - are cooked.
    • There was steam coming out of McLeish's ears from early yesterday, a sure sign that, like his team, the Rangers manager is also cooked.
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    • Evidently this has been cooking for several months, but the word recently leaked out, and a paper has been rushed to the online edition of Science.
    • Meanwhile, more than 8,000 miles away in Mongolia, another egg surprise was cooking.
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    • The album doesn't really get cooking until its second half, where the songs have agendas other than beating listeners senseless.
    • Luckily, these guys love to cook - whoever isn't cutting tracks is cooking!
    • By the end of their set, when they played ‘Burn Baby Burn’ from their new Free All Angels, they were really cooking.
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    • When you're ready to prepare the dish, cook the pasta, drain it and set it aside.
    • Everyone then headed back to the school kitchens for a health and safety run-through before preparing and cooking the three-course meal.
    • In an ideal world, she said, everyone would prepare and cook their own meals without much salt and fat.

Phrasal verbs

cook up

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
[colloquial/familiar] [excuse/alibi] inventarse; [scheme] tramar

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Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.