bin
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bin(
bihn
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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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bin
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (domestic) (United Kingdom)
a. el balde
(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).
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)
2. (very large)
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).
3. (for wastepaper, on lamppost)
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).
b. el zafacón
(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 the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
c. 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).
(Southern Cone)
d. 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)
e. 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)
bin bagbolsa de basura
4. (for coal)
a. 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).
5. (for grain)
a. 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).
6. (for bread) (United Kingdom)
a. 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).
bin endresto m
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
7. (colloquial) (United Kingdom)
a. tirar (a la papelera) (discard)
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bin [bɪn]
noun
(for bread) panera (f); (for coal) carbonera (f); (rubbish bin, dustbin) cubo (m) de la basura; tarro (m) de la basura; (LAm) (litter bin) papelera (f);
transitive verb
(throw away) tirar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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