garbage can
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garbage can(
gar
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bihj
 
kahn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (trashcan)
a. el cubo de 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).
I crumpled up the paper and threw it into the garbage can.Arrugué la hoja y la eché en el cubo de basura.
b. el bote de 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 Mexico
(Mexico)
This garbage can is shaped like a face. You put your trash in the mouth.Este bote de basura tiene forma de cara. Echas tu basura en la boca.
c. el basurero
(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).
Today I emptied the garbage can without my mother asking me to.Hoy vacié el basurero sin que mi madre me lo pidiera.
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