wastebasket
wastebasket(
weyst
-
bahs
-
kiht
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (for waste paper)
a. la papelera
(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).
The janitor emptied all the office wastebaskets at the end of the day.El conserje vació todas las papeleras al final del día.
b. el cesto de los papeles
(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).
Make sure you tear up any papers with important information before throwing them in the wastebasket.Asegúrate de romper todos los papeles que tengan datos importantes antes de tirarlos al cesto de papeles.
c. el papelero
(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).
This wastebasket is full. Would you empty it for me?Este papelero está lleno. ¿Me lo vaciarías?
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wastebasket
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el papelera f, cesto de los papeles
(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).
b. el cesto
(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).
c. el bote
(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)
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wastebasket [ˈweɪstbɑːskɪt]
noun
(US) cesto (m) de los papeles; papelera (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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