Translation of "pot" - English-Spanish dictionary

pot

noun uk /pɒt/

B1 a round container, usually used for keeping things in or for cooking

recipiente
a flower pot
a pot of coffee
There’s plenty of space in the kitchen for all your pots and pans.
go to pot informal

to be damaged or spoiled because no effort has been made

echarse a perder, arruinarse
My diet’s gone to pot.

(Translation of “pot” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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.

(Translation of “pot” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)