dustbin
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (trash receptacle) (United Kingdom)
a. el cubo de la basura
(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).
Terry ate the apple core because she didn't want to bother going to dump it in the dustbin.Terry se comió el corazón de la manzana porque no quería molestarse en ir a tirarlo al cubo de la basura.
b. el bote de la basura
(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 Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Please, clean up after yourself and put your rubbish in the dustbin.Por favor, limpia cuando termines y pon la basura en el bote de la basura.
c. 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).
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
The new dustbins downtown are nice, but they do little good if people don't use them.Los nuevos tachos en el centro están bien, pero de poco sirven si la gente no los usa.
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)
My favorite mug ended up in the dustbin after I dropped it.Mi taza favorita terminó en la caneca después de que se me cayera.
e. el tobo
(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 Venezuela
(Venezuela)
You should recycle that. Don't toss it in the dustbin.Deberías reciclar eso, no lo eches al tobo.
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dustbin
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el cubo or
(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).
(United Kingdom)
b. el bote de la basura
(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 Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
dustbin manbasurero m
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dustbin [ˈdʌstbɪn] (Britain)
noun
cubo (m) de la basura
modifier
dustbin liner (n) bolsa (f) de basura
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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