el tacho de basura
-the trash can
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tacho de basura

A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (container for garbage)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
a. trash can
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Había un tacho de basura en un rincón de la cocina.There was a trash can on a corner of the kitchen.
b. garbage can
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Acabamos de comer y arrojamos los desperdicios al tacho de basura.We finished eating and threw the leftovers in the garbage can.
c. dustbin (United Kingdom)
No pongas las botellas en el tacho de basura. Las reciclamos.Don't put the bottles in the dustbin. We recycle them.
d. rubbish bin (United Kingdom)
El tacho de basura está lleno. Hay que vaciarlo y ponerle una bolsa nueva.The rubbish bin is full. We need to empty it and put a new bin liner.
e. bin (United Kingdom)
¿Necesitas estas hojas? - No, tíralas al tacho de basura.Do you need these leaves? - No, throw them in the bin.
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