1 for cooking
VERB + POT scour | cover Cook gently in a covered pot for 3 to 4 hours.
POT + VERB brim (over) with sth The waiter brought over a steaming pot brimming with seafood. | bubble, steam He could hear the pot bubbling on the stove.
PREP. for the ~ Local people kill these animals for the pot (= to eat). | in/into a/the ~ Put all the ingredients in a large pot. | ~ of a pot of soup
PHRASES pots and pans
2 for tea/coffee
ADJ. steaming | fresh | coffee, tea (also teapot)
VERB + POT brew, make, put on I'll make a fresh pot of tea. | share | fill, refill, top up She refilled the teapot with boiling water. | empty
PREP. in a/the ~ Is there any more tea in the pot? | ~ of
3 container for storing/growing things, etc.
ADJ. ceramic, clay, earthenware, glass, iron, pewter, plastic, terracotta | flower, plant | jam, paint, pepper, yogurt | chamber | chimney | lobster
VERB + POT grow sth in, plant sth in
POT + VERB be filled with sth, be full of sth, contain sth a clay pot full of oil
POT + NOUN plant
PREP. in/into a/the ~ Plants in pots require more water than you might think. | ~ of a pot of glue/jam