recycling bin
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recycling bin(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (container)
a. la papelera de reciclaje
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(for paper, in home or office)
Could you please toss this envelope in the recycling bin?Por favor, ¿puedes tirar este sobre en la papelera de reciclaje?
b. el contenedor de reciclaje
(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).
(on the street)
I'm finished with my soda. - Why don't you put the bottle in the recycling bin on the corner?He terminado de beber mi gaseosa. - ¿Por qué no pones la botella en el contenedor de reciclaje en la esquina?
c. el bote de reciclaje
(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).
(in home or office)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
What should I do with this mail? - Put it in the recycling bin.¿Que debería hacer con este correo? - Ponlo en bote de reciclaje.
d. el cubo de reciclaje
(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).
(in home or office)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Don't put that in the garbage! Glass belongs in the recycling bin.¡No pongas esto en la basura! El vidrio va en el cubo de reciclaje.
2. (computing)
a. la papelera de reciclaje
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You should empty your recycling bin periodically to free up space.Deberías vaciar tu papelera de reciclaje de vez en cuando para liberar espacio.
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