basura translation | Spanish-English dictionary

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basura

  
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1    (=desechos)     (en casa)    rubbish, garbage   (EEUU)     ,   (por el suelo)    litter
hay mucha basura en la calle      there's a lot of litter in the street  
"prohibido arrojar basuras (y escombros)"      no dumping, no tipping  
  basura espacial   space junk  
  basura radiactiva   radioactive waste
2    (=contenedor)     (en casa)    dustbin, trash can   (EEUU)     ,   (en la calle)    litter bin, trash can   (EEUU)  
tirar algo a la basura      to put o throw sth in the bin  
3    (=persona o cosa despreciable)   trash, rubbish  
es una basura      *   he's a shocker *  , he's a rotter *     
la novela es una basura      the novel is rubbish  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
adj.
trash
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nf.
trash
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nm.
junk bond
[BIZ]
nm.
junk mail
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exp.
rotting rubbish
pref.
trash can
exp.
he's a rotter
exp.
he's a shocker
nm.
trash can
nf.
dustbin liner
n.
bin bag
v.
take out the trash
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'basura' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
n.
la basura
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n.
la basura
[INFO]
n.
la basura
[INFO]
n.
la basura
[INFO]
n.
la basura
[INFO]
n.
la basura
[INFO]
exp.
basura doméstica
exp.
basura doméstica
exp.
basura entra, basura sale
[Comp.]
n.
la basura doméstica
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"basura": examples and translations in context
Habrá sacado basura sobre un tipo equivocado. Must have dug up garbage on the wrong guy.
Es porque ustedes los neoyorquinos comen basura. Well, that's because you New Yorkers eat such garbage.
Llevaos esto con la otra basura. Take this mess out with the rest of the trash.
Debe saber dónde tira su basura. You have to be careful where you throw out your trash.
- Está manipulado con bonos basura. - It's all manipulated with junk bonds.
Necesito comida basura cuando estoy deprimida. I crave junk food when I'm depressed.
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