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"Cocinan" is a form of "cocinar", a transitive verb which is often translated as "to cook". "Hombre" is a noun which is often translated as "man". Learn more about the difference between "hombre" and "cocinan" below.
hombre(
ohm
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breh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (adult male)
a. man
Había dos hombres y tres mujeres en la cola.There were two men and three women in line.
2. (human species)
a. man
Cuando el hombre llegó al continente, alteró el ecosistema.When man reached the continent, he disturbed the ecosystem.
b. mankind
Aún creo que el hombre es capaz de lo bueno.I still believe mankind is capable of good.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
3. (emphatic)
a. come on
¡Hombre, no te enfades!Come on, don't be upset!
b. are you kidding me
¿Te gusta el café? - ¡Hombre! ¡Moriría sin él!Do you like coffee? - Are you kidding me? I'd die without it!
c. you bet
¿Te parece atractiva Jenny? - ¡Hombre!Do you find Jenny attractive? - You bet!
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cocinar(
koh
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see
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nahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (culinary)
a. to cook
Te voy a cocinar una cena muy rica esta noche.I'm going to cook you a delicious dinner tonight.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to prepare in secret)
a. to plot
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Creo que la familia está cocinando una intervención.I think the family is plotting an intervention.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (culinary)
a. to cook
¿Sabes cocinar?Can you cook?
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