- 1also: cooking pot1.1 pots and panscacharros (masculine plural) [colloquial]trastes (masculine plural) (Mexico)it's a case of the pot calling the kettle blackdijo la sartén al cazo: retírate que me tiznasto go to pot [colloquial] to keep the pot boilingmantener el ambiente caldeadoa watched pot never boilsel que espera, desespera→ gold 1 1 2Example sentences1.2 (for jam, honey etc)
- She could understand why they would need cooking pots and pans, rope, blankets, even the sword he had taken with him.
- These paste attributes suggest the multipurpose nature of these vessel forms, used as cooking pots and containers.
- It had fired jugs, pans, cooking pots and roofing tiles in the 14th century, and similar wares have been found on excavations locally and in adjacent counties.
also: teapotalso: coffeepota pot of tea for twoté para dos1.4 (in pottery) 1.5 (drinking vessel) [archaic]Example sentences
- 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) 3.1 (in card games)bote (masculine) (esp (Spain) )to win the potllevarse el pozo or (esp (Spain) ) el boteto sweeten the pot (in cards)subir el pozo or (esp (Spain) ) el botewe can throw in the air conditioning to sweeten the potpodemos incluir el aire acondicionado para hacer más atractiva la ofertaExample sentences3.2 (kitty)
fondo (masculine) comúnbote (masculine) (esp (Spain) )
- 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) (esp (British English) ) (often plural) [colloquial]he made pots o a pot of moneyse forró [colloquial]hizo un montón de plata (South America) [colloquial]hizo un montón or la tira de dinero (Spain) [colloquial]
- 5 (in snooker) (British English)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.
- 6 (potbelly) [colloquial]panza (feminine) [colloquial]barriga (feminine) [colloquial]Example sentences
- As I explained to Shawn, I feel a great amount of back fat, and the lower-slung jeans that I wear make the pot that is my belly especially obvious to me.
- It's also a very good pattern for anyone who has a bit of a pot, because the crossgrain hangs down straight, and totally diminishes a pot.
- 7→ potshot
transitive verb -tt-
plantar (en una maceta)Example sentences
- Schizanthus are very slow to germinate, so it's best to purchase plants that are already potted from your garden center.
- Similarly, other potted flowering plants, including anthuriums and bromeliads, are becoming important.
- When potting or planting, care must be taken to avoid damaging them.
- uncountable (marijuana) [colloquial]hierba (feminine) [colloquial]maría (feminine) (Spain) [slang]mota (feminine) (Mexico) [colloquial]Example sentences
- The model here is the Dutch program of allowing users to smoke pot in licensed cannabis shops.
- When are we going to catch up with other countries and realise that smoking a bit of pot is not going to turn us all into cocaine addicts.
- In an atmosphere of ecstasy, pot smoking and cocaine line drug taking the evening gets out of hand.
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