el tacho de basura
-the trash can
See the entry for tacho de basura.

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.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
Machine Translators
Translate el tacho de basura using machine translators
See Machine Translations
Random Word
Roll the dice and learn a new word now!
Get a Word
Want to Learn Spanish?
Spanish learning for everyone. For free.
SpanishDict Premium
Have you tried it yet? Here's what's included:
Cheat sheets
No ads
Learn offline on iOS
Fun phrasebooks
Learn Spanish faster
Support SpanishDict
Why use the SpanishDict dictionary?


Get More than a Translation

Get conjugations, examples, and pronunciations for millions of words and phrases in Spanish and English.


Translate with Confidence

Access millions of accurate translations written by our team of experienced English-Spanish translators.


Examples for Everything

Search millions of Spanish-English example sentences from our dictionary, TV shows, and the internet.


Say It like a Local

Browse Spanish translations from Spain, Mexico, or any other Spanish-speaking country.