Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
cook /kuk/
  • danh từ
    • người nấu ăn, người làm bếp, cấp dưỡng, anh nuôi
    • too many cooks spoil the broth
      • (tục ngữ) lắm thầy thối ma
  • ngoại động từ
    • nấu, nấu chín
    • (thông tục) giả mạo, gian lận, khai gian (những khoản chi tiêu...)
      • to cook an election: gian lận trong cuộc bầu cử
    • (từ lóng) ((thường) động tính từ quá khứ) làm kiệt sức, làm mệt phờ (một vận động viên chạy...)
      • to be cooked: bị kiệt sức
  • nội động từ
    • nhà nấu bếp, nấu ăn
    • chín, nấu nhừ
      • these potatoes do not cook well: khoai tây này khó nấu nhừ
    • to cook off
      • nóng quá bị nổ, nổ vì nóng quá (đun...)
    • to cook up
      • bịa ra, tưởng tượng ra, bày đặt ra (câu chuyện...)
    • dự tính, ngấm ngầm, bày (mưu)
    • to cook somebody's goose
      • (từ lóng) giết ai, khử ai đi
Concise Dictionary
+someone who cooks food
+English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)
+prepare a hot meal
+prepare for eating by applying heat
+transform and make suitable for consumption by heating
+transform by heating
+fake or falsify

Advanced English Dictionary
verb, noun
+ verb
1 to prepare food by heating it, for example by boiling, baking or frying it: [V] Where did you learn to cook? + [VN] What's the best way to cook trout? + Who's going to cook supper? + Add the onion and cook for three minutes. + [VNN, VN] He cooked me lunch. + He cooked lunch for me.
2 [V] (of food) to be prepared by boiling, baking, frying, etc: While the pasta is cooking, prepare the sauce.
3 [V] (be cooking) (informal) to be planned secretly: Everyone is being very secretive-there's something cooking.
Idioms: be cooking with gas (AmE, informal) to be doing sth very well and successfully
cook the books (informal) to change facts or figures dishonestly or illegally: His accountant had been cooking the books for years.
cook sb's goose (informal) to ruin sb's chances of success
Phrasal Verbs: cook sth<->up (informal) to invent sth, especially in order to deceive sb
Synonym: CONCOCT
to cook up a story
+ noun
a person who cooks food or whose job is cooking: John is a very good cook (= he cooks well). + Who was the cook (= who cooked the food)? + She was employed as a cook in a hotel.
Compare: CHEF
Idioms: too many cooks spoil the broth (saying) if too many people are involved in doing sth, it will not be done well
Collocation Dictionary


excellent, good
He's a very good cook
| amateur, professional
She wants to become a professional cook.

More information about JOB


be, work as ~
She's a well-known writer. Her father, a trained chef, now works as a bus driver.

study to be, train as, train to be ~
She trained as a painter and sculptor.

start (work) as ~
He started work as a trainee chef.

become, qualify as ~
She qualified as a vet last year.

employ (sb as), have
The company employs more than 1500 engineers.

engage (sb as), get, hire (sb as), recruit, take on ~
They have recruited a new designer.

appoint, appoint sb (as), make sb ~
are usually used with academic, official or highly responsible jobs:He was appointed Professor of Law at Yale. At 39 she was made chairman of the board.

dismiss, fire, sack ~
The club have sacked their coach.

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