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pot
noun
1. (culinary)
a. la olla (F)
He put the pasta in the pot of water.Metió la pasta en la olla de agua.
b. la cacerola (F) (saucepan)
They cooked the tomato sauce in a pot.Cocinaron la salsa de tomate en una cacerola.
c. la tetera (F) (for tea)
We heated the teapot on the stove.Calentamos la tetera en la estufa.
d. la cafetera (F) (for coffee)
They received a new coffee pot as a wedding gift.Recibieron una cafetera nueva como regalo de boda.t
2. (container)
a. el bote (M)
I put the chicken in a container to preserve it.Puse el pollo en un bote para preservarlo.
b. el tarro (M) (for jam) (Latin America)
We usually store the pots of jam in the refrigerator.Usualmente almacenamos los tarros de mermelada en el refrigerador.
3. (for a plant)
a. la maceta (F)
I transferred the plant from the pot to the ground.Transferí la planta de la maceta a la tierra.
b. el tiesto (M) (Southern Cone)
My grandma always has a pot of flowers on the kitchen table.Mi abuela siempre tiene un tiesto de flores en la mesa de la cocina.
4. (marijuana)
a. la hierba (F)
When she was young, she smoked pot every day.Cuando era joven, fumaba la hierba todos los días.
b. la mota (F) (Mexico)
They found three grams of pot in the car.Encontraron tres gramos de mota en el auto.
c. el pasto (M) (Latin America)
The cop accused him of having been smoking pot.El policía lo acusó de haber estado fumando pasto.
d. la maría (F)
Lots of people were smoking pot at the concert.En el concierto muchas personas estaban fumando maría.
transitive verb
5. (to plant)
a. plantar en maceta
We decided to pot the ferns.Decidimos plantar en maceta los helechos.
pot
[pɒt]
noun
1. bote (m) (container); cacerola (f) olla (f) (for cooking); tetera (f) (for tea); cafetera (f) (for coffee)
  • pots and pans cazos mpl y ollas
  • I'd like a pot of tea quiero un té (de tetera)
  • pots of money (familiar) montones de dinero
  • to go to pot (familiar) irse al garete or al diablo (Am)
  • to take a pot shot at something disparar al tuntún a algo (británico)
  • pot plant planta (f) de interior
2. maría (f) (familiar) (marijuana)
verbo transitivo (pt & pp potted)
3. envasar (butter, meat); plantar (en tiesto) (plant)
4. meter (in snooker)
pot [pɒt]
noun
1 (for cooking) cazuela (f); olla (f); (LAm) (for jam) tarro (m); pote (m); (S. Cone) (for flowers) tiesto (m); maceta (f); (teapot) tetera (f); (coffee pot) cafetera (f); (chamber pot) orinal (m); (piece of pottery) cacharro (m)
pots and pans batería (f) de cocina; cacharros (m)
to keep the pot boiling (earn living) ganarse la vida; (make things progress) mantener las cosas en marcha
to go to pot irse al traste (informal)
that's the pot calling the kettle black el puchero le dijo a la sartén —apártate que me tiznas
2 (potful) cazuela (f)
a pot of coffee for two café (m) para dos; to make a pot of tea hacer el té
3 (Cards) pozo (m); especially (US) (kitty) bote (m)
4 pots (lots)
we have pots of it tenemos montones (informal); to have pots of money estar forrado de dinero (informal)
5 (Dep) (prize) copa (f)
6 (Snooker) (Billiards) billa (f)
7 (shot)
he took a pot at the wolf disparó contra el lobo
8 (stomach) panza (informal) (f); barriga (f)
transitive verb
1 [+jam, meat etc] conservar en tarros
2 [+plant] poner en tiesto or maceta;(also pot up) [+seedling] enmacetar;
3 (Snooker) (Billiards) meter en la tronera
4 (shoot) [+duck, pheasant] matar
intransitive verb
(shoot)
to pot at sb disparar sobre algn
modifier
pot belly (n) (from overeating) panza (informal) (f); (from malnutrition) barriga (f) hinchada
pot cheese (n) (US) requesón (m)
pot herb (n) hierba (f) aromática
pot luck (n)
to take pot luck conformarse con lo que haya
pot plant (n) planta (f) de interior
pot roast (n) carne (f) asada a la cazuela
pot shot (n) tiro (m) al azar
to take a pot shot at sth disparar contra algo al azar
pot [pɒt]
noun
(marijuana) maría (informal) (f); chocolate (informal) (m); mota (f) (informal); (LAm)
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