waste bin
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waste bin(
weyst
 
bihn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general) (United Kingdom)
a. 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 Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The caretaker empties the waste bins at the end of the day.El conserje vacía los botes de basura al final del día.
b. 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).
Please place all rubbish in the waste bin.Por favor, pongan toda la basura en el cubo de basura.
c. el cesto 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).
Don't put the glass bottle in the waste bin. You can recycle it.No pongas el envase de vidrio en el cesto de basura. Puedes reciclarlo.
d. el tacho 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 South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
The waste bin smells bad. I'm going to clean it.El tacho de basura huele mal. Voy a limpiarlo.
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waste-bin [ˈweɪstbɪn]
noun
(Britain) cubo (m) de la basura
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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