One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A tall covered pot with a spout, in which coffee is made or served.
- ‘The kitchen was large and except for a coffee pot plugged near the end of one counter the space was almost totally free of any type of normal kitchen clutter.’
- ‘Kendall pushed open the door with her back and hurried towards the table carrying the coffee pot, a cup and a lemon.’
- ‘Cassandra sniggered from beside the coffee pot, where she was pouring herself a second mug.’
- ‘The coffee pot was the star of the first ever Webcam way back in 1993 and sat in the Trojan Room of the Computer Science Department of Cambridge University.’
- ‘He reached for a tin cup and the coffee pot that was warm at all times.’
- ‘Anything from a car to a coffee pot, he could fix with ease.’
- ‘He pulled two mugs out, and turned the coffee pot on.’
- ‘I drew a cup from the coffee pot in one corner of the office.’
- ‘Isaiah moved over to the coffee pot and refilled his cup.’
- ‘His gaze caught the coffee pot still suspended over the flames.’
- ‘The coffee pot tipped over and started pouring gallon after gallon of the thick, burnt-coffee smelling liquid onto the floor.’
- ‘As usual, I head downstairs and make for the coffee pot.’
- ‘Joey led Elizabeth to the coffee pot and she poured herself a cup.’
- ‘Reaching for the coffee pot simmering away behind him, he placed the mug he was polishing before her and filled it with the scalding brew.’
- ‘He noticed a small coffee pot sitting on the coals, and poured some into his cup.’
- ‘She stumbled over to the counter where the coffee pot was.’
- ‘He reached the coffee pot and yawned again while he poured a cup.’
- ‘Then with an irritated grunt of recognition he staggered over to the coffee pot and poured a cup into his own travel mug.’
- ‘Little spontaneous notes can be packed in with lunches, placed near the coffee pot, left on a pillow, even taped to the bathroom mirror.’
- ‘At your feet is a silver tray with one cup, a silver coffee pot, a cream pitcher, and a sugar bowl.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.