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cesto de basura

A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (general)
a. wastepaper basket (in an office or a house)
Hay un cesto de basura junto al escritorio.By the desk there's a wastepaper basket.
b. wastebasket (in an office or a house)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Tiré el envoltorio en el cesto de basura.I put the wrapper in the wastebasket.
c. wastepaper bin (in an office or a house) (United Kingdom)
¿Qué tiraste en el cesto de basura? Huele muy mal.What did you put in the wastepaper bin? It smells really bad.
d. litter basket (in the street)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
¡No tires colillas de cigarrillo en el cesto de basura!Don't put cigarette butts in the litter basket!
e. litter bin (in the street) (United Kingdom)
En las esquinas de cada calle hay un cesto de basura.There's a litter bin on the corner of each street.
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