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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
exp.
he's a shocker
nm.
trash can
n.
bin bag
v.
take out the trash
exp.
he's a rotter
pref.
trash can
nf.
dustbin liner
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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
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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
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"basura": examples and translations in context
Lo lanzaste a la basura, obviamente. Well, you threw him out in the garbage, obviously.
Cuando terminen con su basura, arrojenla aquí. When you're done with your garbage, Toss it in here.
Significa que hay mucha basura y la estoy recogiendo. It means that there's a lot of actual trash here, and I'm cleaning it up.
Fíjate en dónde tiras la basura. Be careful where you throw out your trash.
Quizás encontraremos las cajas azules entre la basura. Well, maybe we would find blue box in the junk somewhere.
No necesita revistas ni comida basura. She doesn't need ragmags and junk food.
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