verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- [arroz/cena/plato] to cook ¿qué estarán cocinando? what do you think they're up to o plotting o scheming? [familiar/colloquial]
verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb
verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (cocinarse)
- 1.1 [Cocina] [carne/arroz] to cook 1.2 [familiar/colloquial] [persona] to bake [familiar/colloquial], to roast [familiar/colloquial], to boil (inglés británico/British English) [familiar/colloquial] me estoy cocinando en esta oficina it's baking o roasting o boiling in this office [familiar/colloquial]
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...
In Central America and Mexico, the word 'botana' means a small portion of food, olives, peanuts etc, usually served with a drink at parties, bars, or social occasions.