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1. cocinero(a) (sustantivo masculino o femenino)
  • too many cooks spoil the broth (Prov) = es difícil obtener un buen resultado cuando hay demasiadas personas trabajando en lo mismo
transitive verb
2. preparar (prepare) (meal, dish, dinner); guisar, cocinar (boil, bake, fry)
  • to cook the books (familiar) falsificar las cuentas
intransitive verb
3. cocinar (person); cocinarse, hacerse (food)
  • what's cooking? (familiar) ¿qué se cuece por aquí?(what's happening?), ¿qué andan tramando por acá? (Am)
cook [kʊk]
cocineroacocinera (m) (f);a cocinera
too many cooks spoil the broth demasiadas cocineras estropean el caldo
transitive verb
1 (Cookery) [+rice, vegetables] cocinar; guisar; (boil) cocer; (grill) asar (a la parrilla); (fry) freír
to cook a meal preparar or hacer una comida
to cook sb's goose hacer la pascua a algn
2 (falsify) [+accounts] falsificar
to cook the books amañar las cuentas
She knew that when the auditors looked over the books there would be no hiding the fact that she had cooked the books and 3 million pounds was missing
intransitive verb
1 [+food] cocinarse; cocer
what's cooking? ¿qué se guisa?; ¿qué pasa?
2 [+person] cocinar; guisar; especially (LAm)
can you cook? ¿sabes cocinar?
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