concoct

concoct(
kuhn
-
kakt
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (culinary)
a. preparar
The store already closed, so we'll have to concoct something with what we have left in the kitchen.El mercado ya cerró, así que tendremos que preparar algo con lo que nos queda en la cocina.
b. confeccionar
What can we concoct with some rice and beanss?¿Qué podemos confeccionar con unos frijoles y arroz?
2. (to invent)
a. tramar
John can concoct an excuse to get out of any punishment with his teachers.John puede tramar una excusa para evitar cualquier castigo con sus profesores.
b. fraguar
The spies concocted a plan to infiltrate the castle.Los espías fraguaron un plan para infiltrarse en el castillo.
c. inventar
The suspect obviously concocted his alibi on the spot.Es obvio que el sospechoso inventó su coartada en ese momento.
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concoct
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (dish)
a. preparar, confeccionar
2. (plan, excuse)
a. tramar, fraguar
concoct [kənˈkɒkt]
transitive verb
[+food, drink] confeccionar; [+lie, story] inventar; [+plot] tramar; fraguar;
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