Translation of bin in Spanish:
- 1 (for kitchen refuse etc)(British English)cubo (masculine) or (Southern Cone) tacho (masculine) or (Mexico) bote (masculine) or (Colombia) caneca (feminine) or (Venezuela) tobo (masculine) de la basura(wastepaper basket) (British English)also: litter binExample sentences
- Bin wagons, rubbish bins and boxes are all in line for a major shake-up to smooth the way for kerbside recycling.
- The level of organisation is very impressive, though I'm not sure about the symbolism of the count supervisors using an empty ballot box as a rubbish bin.
- He pointed it out to me and I walked across to the bin and deposited the package of shells.
- 2 (for grain)(for coal)(for goods in shop)Example sentences
- There have also been problems with the brown bin or composting bin service, with a handful of households contaminating it with dead animals and non-recyclable waste.
- We have a worm farm and compost bin, have planted fruit trees and vegetables and plan to plant up an area of natives next week.
- The scheme is designed to encourage residents to take part in council schemes, which include a compost bin offer and nappy laundering services.
transitive verb -nn-(British English)
- 1 (discard)tirar a la basurabotar a la basura (Latin America except River Plate area)Example sentences
- Hence the string of television programmes that have been commissioned of late showing people binning their PAYE existence, going out on a limb and living by their own wits.
- Unfortunately, I'd recently stocked on this stuff and so had to put the case for phasing a new (yet to be announced) brand in rather than binning it all.
- Dr Oppenheim said: ‘I think the director dealt with the responses in a very restrained manner when she could have just binned them.’
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