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pot

noun /pot/
any one of many kinds of deep container used in cooking, for holding food, liquids etc or for growing plants
pote, cacerola, puchero; tarro; maceta, tiesto
a cooking pot a plant pot a jam-pot The waiter brought her a pot of tea.
potted adjective (of food) pressed into a pot or jar in order to preserve it
en conserva
potted meat.
contained in a pot
en una maceta; en un tarro; en un cacharro
a potted plant.
brief; summarized
condensado, resumido
a potted history of Britain.
pothole noun a hole or cave made in rock by the action of swirling water.
cueva
a hole worn in a road-surface.
bache
pot-shot noun an easy or casual shot that doesn’t need careful aim
tiro sin apuntar
He took a pot-shot at a bird on the fence.
take pot luck to take whatever happens to be available, eg as an unexpected guest at a meal-time
contentarse con lo que haya
It’s best to reserve a table in advance if you want to eat here, but many people take pot luck and eat at a table in the bar.
(Definition of pot from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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