Translation of "cook" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [ I or T ] (HEAT) 加热 uk us /kʊk/

When you cook food, you prepare it to be eaten by heating it in a particular way, such as baking or boiling, and when food cooks, it is heated until it is ready to eat

I don't cook meat very often. 我不常做肉吃。
[ + two objects ] He cooked us an enormous meal./He cooked an enormous meal for us. 他给我们准备了一顿丰盛的饭菜。
Let the fish cook for half an hour before you add the wine. 先把鱼煮半个小时再加入酒。

(Translation of “cook verb (HEAT)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)