"Cook" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "cocinar", and "he cooks" is a phrase which is often translated as "cocina". Learn more about the difference between "cook" and "he cooks" below.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
How are you going to cook the turkey?¿Cómo vas a cocinar el pavo?
Mom is cooking my favorite dish.Mamá está preparando mi plato favorito.
Would you cook the beans for dinner?¿Podrías guisar los frijoles para la cena?
I will cook lunch today if you cook dinner.Yo haré la comida hoy si tú haces la cena.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
a. el cocinero
, la cocinera
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Her aunt is an excellent cook.Su tía es una cocinera excelente.