New Idiom: “cook up”

“To cook up” can mean just to cook some food, especially for others.

“Sarah cooked up a feast for us.”

It can also mean to plan or invent something, usually something a little dishonest.

“Jerry cooked up an excuse for being late.”

“Mary cooked up a scheme to cheat her employer.”



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s