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"Bin" is a noun which is often translated as "el recipiente", and "container" is a noun which is also often translated as "el recipiente". Learn more about the difference between "bin" and "container" below.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (container)
a. el recipiente
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I need to buy some nice bins to organize my garage.Tengo que comprar algunos recipientes para organizar el garage.
b. la carbonera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(for coal)
We need to buy more coal for this winter. The bin is almost empty.Necesitamos comprar más carbón para el invierno. La carbonera está casi vacía.
c. el granero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(for grain)
The farmer stores the barley in a huge metal bin.El granjero almacena la cebada en un granero grandísimo de metal.
d. la panera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(for bread)
This bread got stale, even though I kept the bin tightly closed.Este pan se puso duro, a pesar de que mantuve la panera cerrada herméticamente.
2. (container for trash)
a. la papelera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You need to empty the bin. The trash is overflowing.Tienes que vaciar la papelera. Ya no le cabe más basura.
b. el cubo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Take the bin out before the garbage truck comes by.Saca el cubo de la basura antes de que pase el camión de la basura.
c. la caneca
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
Put a plastic liner in the bin; that makes it easier to empty the trash.Ponle una bolsa plástica a la caneca; así es más fácil sacarle la basura.
d. el bote
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
There are no bins in that park, and there is trash everywhere.No hay cubos en ese parque y hay basura por todos lados.
e. el papelero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
I can't find my receipt. I hope it didn't go in the bin with the trash.No encuentro el recibo. Espero no haberlo tirado al papelero con la basura.
f. el tacho
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(Southern Cone)
Take the bin out; there is an awful smell coming out of the trash.Saca el tacho a la calle, que hay un olor muy feo en la basura.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to discard) (United Kingdom)
a. tirar
Please, clean the refrigerator and bin any food that smells bad.Por favor, limpia el refrigerador y tira toda la comida que huela mal.
4. (to reject) (United Kingdom)
a. rechazar
My boss said my idea was ridiculous, and he binned it outright.Mi jefe me dijo que mi idea era ridícula y la rechazó de plano.
b. descartar
We have to come up with a new plan; our proposal was binned.Tenemos que elaborar un nuevo plan; nuestra propuesta fue descartada.
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container(
kuhn
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tey
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nuhr
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (receptacle)
a. el recipiente
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We bought many small containers for storing various salad toppings.Compramos muchos recipientes pequeños para guardar varios ingredientes de ensalada.
b. el envase
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This milk container is empty. Can you throw it to the recycling bin?Este envase de leche está vacío. ¿Lo puedes tirar al bote de reciclaje?
2. (transport)
a. el contenedor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The containers will be transported today by sea.Los contenedores serán transportados hoy mismo por vía marítima.
b. el contáiner
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The container will be loaded and sealed in Los Angeles before being shipped to Managua.El contáiner se cargará y se cerrará en Los Ángeles antes de ser enviado a Managua.
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