English version

the pot

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe potthe pota) money that is available to do something, especially money that people have collectedin the pot So far we’ve got £150 in the pot. b) all the money that people have risked in a card game, and which can be wonin the pot There was $1000 in the pot. pot
Examples from the Corpus
in the potLayer half of the bacon, onions, potatoes and cheese in the pot.The nuts are dropped in the pot, and a slate placed over its opening, camouflaged with earth or leaves.More money, less fingers in the pot and a larger portion of the spoils.I had to stuff the second lobster in the pot, which was too small.When he'd dragged the corpse almost to the fire, he dropped the wrists and went to look in the pot.Scoop the excess glitter up in the paper and replace in the pot.Norwich are still in the pot.The water in the pot must be boiling now.
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