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
nf.
trash
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adj.
trash
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nm.
junk bond
[BIZ]
nm.
junk mail
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exp.
rotting rubbish
exp.
he's a rotter
pref.
trash can
nf.
dustbin liner
n.
bin bag
v.
take out the trash
exp.
he's a shocker
nm.
trash can
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'basura' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
n.
la basura
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n.
la basura
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n.
la basura
[INFO]
n.
la basura
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n.
la basura
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n.
la basura
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exp.
basura doméstica
exp.
basura doméstica
exp.
basura entra, basura sale
[Comp.]
n.
la basura doméstica
"basura": examples and translations in context
Encontré basura que tenía chocolate dentro. I found garbage that has chocolate on it.
Mil personas echadas al mar como basura. A thousand people will be swept into the sea like garbage.
Leo correo basura, como comida basura, compro bonos basura, veo deportes basura... I read junk mail, I eat junk food, I buy junk bonds, I watch trash sports...
Y encontró el marcador en la basura. And he found the scoreboard in the trash.
He estado leyendo mucha basura como ésta. Been reading all sorts of junk like this.
Necesito comida basura cuando estoy deprimida. I crave junk food when I'm depressed.
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