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be cooking

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe cookingbe cookinginformalPLAN to be being planned in a secret way They’ve got something cooking, and I don’t think I like it. cook
Examples from the Corpus
be cookingHey, guys! What's cooking?While the rice is cooking, add the saffron to the stock and allow to stand. 4.We were cooking for ourselves so we settled in for the evening and made ourselves comfortable.Soon I saw a small hut where an old man was cooking his breakfast over a fire.While parsnips are cooking, in a small skillet, saute onion and saffron in butter until soft but not browned.While sauce is cooking, in another large saute pan, saute apple wedges in butter until lightly browned.While the buns were cooking members were divided into teams.While boar is cooking, saute mushrooms in remaining 1 tablespoon of butter until lightly golden brown; set aside.Once in a while, think about why you are cooking, serving and eating together as a family.The band is really cooking tonight.
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