pot


pot
noun
1 for cooking
ADJECTIVE
cooking
VERB + POT
cover

Cook gently in a covered pot for 3–4 hours.

stir
POT + VERB
boil, bubble

He could hear the pot bubbling on the stove.

POT + NOUN
pie (AmE)
roast
PREPOSITION
for the pot (esp. BrE)

Local people kill these animals for the pot (= to eat).

in a/the pot, into a/the pot

Put all the ingredients in a large pot.

pot of

a pot of soup

PHRASES
pots and pans

I sat in the kitchen, among the dirty pots and pans.

2 for tea/coffee
ADJECTIVE
steaming
fresh
coffee, tea (usually teapot)
VERB + POT
brew, make, put on

I'll make a fresh pot of tea.

fill

She filled the pot with boiling water.

PREPOSITION
in a/the pot

Is there any more tea in the pot?

pot of
3 container for storing things, growing plants, etc.
ADJECTIVE
ceramic, clay, earthenware, iron, plastic, terracotta
flower, plant
paint, pepper (esp. BrE) (usually pepper shaker in AmE)
chamber
chimney
lobster
VERB + POT
grow sth in, plant sth in
fill
POT + VERB
be filled with sth, be full of sth, contain sth

a clay pot full of oil

POT + NOUN
plant (BrE)
PREPOSITION
in a/the pot, into a/the pot

Plants in pots require more water than you might think.

pot of

a pot of glue (BrE)

a pot of geraniums


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