to prepare food to be eaten
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I cook every day.
My mum always cooks the dinner and my dad always cooks lunch.
A: Do you like to cook?
B: Nah. I don't like it. I'm not very good.
A: Do you do it?
B: Yeah, I have to cook but I cook simple stuff.
I cooked dinner last night. It's your turn!
I think you should cook dinner tonight. Steff cooked for you last night and the night before.
A: What's for dinner?
B: I'm not going to cook tonight.
A: Why not?
B: I cooked last weekend. Let's get a takeaway tonight.
A: Sounds good.
Can you look after the dog? I'm cooking dinner so can't.
I need you to chop the carrots because I'm cooking the chicken and can't do both.
A: Something smells good.
B: Yeah, I'm cooking a curry.
A: Yum. What sort?
I've cooked all sorts of dishes: Thai, Indian, French etc.
She had cooked dinner for everyone when she realised that none of it was vegetarian.
A: Okay, I'm going out now.
B: What's for dinner?
A: I've cooked it already - just warm it up.
B: Brilliant. Thank you. Have fun tonight.