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trasto
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trasto(
trahs
-
toh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (useless object)
a. piece of junk
Este televisor viejo es un trasto. No funciona y ocupa lugar.This old television is a piece of junk. It doesn't work and it takes up space.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(rowdy person)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. nuisance
Quédate quieto y haz silencio; no seas un trasto.Stop fidgeting and be quiet. Don't be a nuisance.
b. little rascal
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(child)
Ese niño era un trasto. No dejó dormir al resto de los pasajeros.That kid was a little rascal. He didn't let the rest of the passengers sleep.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(useless person)
a. dead loss
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Durante el viaje me sentí un trasto porque no sabía manejar, cocinar ni levantar una tienda de campaña.I felt like a dead loss during the trip because I don't know how to drive, cook, or put up a tent.
4. (theater)
a. scenery
Las luces se apagaron, cayó el telón y los tramoyistas cambiaron los trastos.The lights went out, the curtain fell, and the stagehands changed the scenery.
trastos
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(belongings)
a. stuff
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Levanta tus trastos del suelo y limpia tu habitación.Pick up your stuff from the floor and clean your room.
b. things
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Metí mis trastos en una mochila y me dirigí a la estación de tren.I packed my things in a backpack and headed to the train station.
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trasto
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (utensilio inútil)
a. piece of junk
trastosjunk
2. (colloquial)
a. menace, nuisance
3. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
trasto (viejo)dead loss
4. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
trastosthings, stuff
tirarse los trastos a la cabezato have a flaming row
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trasto
1 (cosa inútil) piece of junk
tirarse los trastos a la cabeza to have a blazing row
trastos viejos junk
singular
; (s)
rubbish
singular
; (s)
garbage
singular
; (s) (EEUU)
2 trastos gear
singular
; (s)
tackle
singular
; (s)
liar los trastos to pack up and go
trastos de matar weapons
trastos de pescar fishing tackle
singular
; (s)
3 trastos (Teat) (decorado) scenery
singular
; (s)
(accesorios) stage furniture
singular
; (s)
properties;
4 (persona inútil) good-for-nothing; dead loss (familiar)
5 (niño) little rascal
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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