garbageman
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled "garbage man."
garbageman(
gar
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bihj
 
mahn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (occupation)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. 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).
Just before Christmas, I leave a check for the garbageman.Justo antes de la Navidad, dejo un cheque para el basurero.
b. el recolector 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 Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Being a garbageman in the summer heat must be awful.Ser recolector de basura en el calor del verano debe ser horroroso.
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