- 1 countable/numerable (room) baño (masculine) (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) , servicio (masculine) (especially Spain/especialmente España) , váter (masculine) (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar]; (bowl) water (masculine) or (Spain/España) váter (masculine), taza (feminine), inodoro (masculine), excusado (masculine) [anticuado] to go to the toilet ir* al baño (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) , ir* al váter or al servicio (especially Spain/especialmente España) to throw o flush sth down the toilet tirar algo por el water or (Spain/España) váter public toilets baños (masculine plural) públicos (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) , servicios (masculine plural) (especially Spain/especialmente España)More example sentences
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- Seat covers have been available for decades, and it used correctly, most seat covers will flush down the toilet without the user touching them.
- You probably wash up your dirty dishes immediately after eating, and stick bleach down the toilet with every tenth flush.
- A third of all household water is flushed down the toilet, so control the amount of water you use by putting a plastic bottle or ‘hippo’ in your cistern.
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- Although work is on a public floor of the building, the toilets are locked, secured by carefully guarded keys.
- Marketing is described as weak and many buildings lacked public toilets, baby changing facilities and refreshment areas.
- In the toilets, the one cubicle with a working light had a broken lock.
- She quickly changed into an older dress and completed a brief toilet.
- 2 uncountable/no numerable [archaic] (washing and dressing) arreglo (masculine) personal, toilette (feminine) [humorous/humorístico] to be at one's toilet estar* arreglándose, estar* haciéndose la toilette [humorous/humorístico] (before noun/delante del nombre) toilet articles artículos (masculine) de tocador
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
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