- 1(cooking pot)1.1 olla (feminine) pots and pans cacharros (masculine plural) [colloquial/familiar], trastes (masculine plural) (Mexico/México) it's a case of the pot calling the kettle black dijo la sartén al cazo: retírate que me tiznas to go to pot [colloquial/familiar] echarse a perder, venirse* abajo to keep the pot boiling mantener* el ambiente caldeado a watched pot never boils el que espera, desespera gold 1 1 2 1.2 (for jam, honey etc) tarro (masculine), bote (masculine) (Spain/España) 1.3(teapot)tetera (feminine)(coffeepot)cafetera (feminine) a pot of tea for two té para dosExample sentences1.4 (in pottery) vasija (feminine) 1.5 (drinking vessel) [archaic] jarro (masculine)
- Her house is a small thatched cubby-hole with an empty grain storage pot.
- Mr Ogogo also demonstrated traditional coil pot design, sculptural techniques and how to design and make traditional jewellery.
- At the Kittling Ridge Estate there are guided tours of the winery and distillery, with its vast fermentation cellars, copper pots and oak barrels.
- I used to think that absolutely nothing could provide contentment equal to a pot of coffee and a four-pound Sunday newspaper.
- A pot of tea for Ann and sparkling mineral water for me completed our snack at £8.15.
- Especially if you accompany it with a pot of Chinese tea - great for the digestion and known to lower cholesterol levels - rather than the usual pint of lager.
- 3 (no plural/sin plural) 3.1 (in card games) pozo (masculine), bote (masculine) (especially Spain/especialmente España) to win the pot llevarse el pozo or (especially Spain/especialmente España) el bote to sweeten the pot (in cards) subir el pozo or (especially Spain/especialmente España) el bote we can throw in the air conditioning to sweeten the pot podemos incluir el aire acondicionado para hacer más atractiva la oferta 3.2 (kitty) fondo (masculine) común, bote (masculine) (especially Spain/especialmente España)Example sentences
- Operators would rather rake the pot than charge per hand, because they can take out more money.
- The winner of the pot in the poker stage begins the play by leading a card face up in front of them.
- I decided to just call so as to keep as many as possible in the pot.
- 4 (large amount) (especially British English/especialmente inglés británico) (often plural/frecuentemente plural) [colloquial/familiar] he made pots o a pot of money se forró [colloquial/familiar], hizo un montón de plata (South America/América del Sur) [colloquial/familiar], hizo un montón or la tira de dinero (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar]
- 5 (in snooker) (British English/inglés británico) billa (feminine)Example sentences
- Attempting to position the cue ball for a pot on the black to a centre pocket, he experienced an unusually excessive bounce off the top cushion which took the white way past its intended spot.
- He fought back to take a nervous 14th frame with both players missing straightforward pots as the tension mounted.
- The tournament favourite raised a finger to a pocket after missing a difficult pot during his 10-6 success.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-tt-)
- 1 [plant] plantar ([ en una maceta ])
- uncountable/no numerable (marijuana) [colloquial/familiar] hierba (feminine) [colloquial/familiar], maría (feminine) (Spain/España) [slang/argot], mota (feminine) (Mexico/México) [colloquial/familiar]