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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
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nm.
junk mail
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exp.
rotting rubbish
exp.
he's a rotter
exp.
he's a shocker
nm.
trash can
pref.
trash can
nf.
dustbin liner
v.
take out the trash
n.
bin bag
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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
Y deberías verme sacando la basura. You should see me take out the garbage.
Pagábamos las cuentas, sacábamos la basura. We were paying the bills, taking out the garbage...
Tenemos que librarnos de la basura. We've got to clean up the trash today.
Nosotros cogimos de la basura las fotos familiares. We, of course, took the family photos that were put out with the trash.
Quizás encontraremos las cajas azules entre la basura. Well, maybe we would find blue box in the junk somewhere.
Esta debe ser la capital basura del universo. [Whistles] This must be the junk capital of the universe.
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