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trash
American English: /træʃ/
British English: /traʃ/

Translation of trash in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • 1.1 (refuse)
    (American English)
    basura (feminine)
    (before noun) trash bag
    bolsa (feminine) de la basura
    trash compacter trash heap
    montón (masculine) de basura
    Example sentences
    • Rinse containers well before discarding in the trash.
    • The sharp needle tips are collected inside the container and the remainder of the syringe barrel can be safely discarded in the trash.
    • Bacteria and fungi primarily break down the organic matter in the trash.
    1.2 (worthless stuff) stop talking trash!
    ¡deja de decir estupideces!
    1.3 (people)
    (American English) [colloquial]
    escoria (feminine)
    white trash
    (blancos pobres del sur de los EEUU)
    Example sentences
    • I don't subscribe to the view that readers in this market equate broadsheet with quality and tabloid with trash.
    • I'm also talking rip-offs, exploitation movies, mindless sequels, trash masquerading as quality.
    • In fact the idea of trash tabloids is just the opposite.
    Example sentences
    • If she lived in a small American town, we'd consider her trash.
    • When Eddy showed up at Sir Christopher's Cassandra had immediately sized her up as no good foreign trash and taken to making her education the worst possible.
    • Yet Shaft keeps on operating, pulling questionable legal tricks and using deceit and deception to fool the gangland trash of the streets.

transitive verb

(American English)
  • 1.1 (dispose of) 1.2 (criticize) [colloquial]
    (movie/book)
    poner por los suelos or por el suelo
    (person)
    despellejar [colloquial]
    poner verde (Spain) [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • What if a critic trashes something that is really close to you?
    • Critics frequently trash hip hop because commercialism dominates the genre.
    • The critics trashed it, and the Brooklyn Academy of Music canceled it in mid-run.
    1.3 (vandalize) [slang]
    Example sentences
    • For a few minutes scores of protesters, wearing trademark black clothes and gas masks, trashed a branch of the Credito Italiano bank.
    • A note stuck into my seat told the story: some delivery truck had backed into it, knocking it over, trashing my trunk case, and most of the left side paint and turn signals.
    • Those who push to strip away the traditional protections of privacy may be trashing a prerequisite of personal freedom.
    Example sentences
    • None of those solutions trashes the email completely, but by setting it all aside, I can scan them all pretty quickly and spot any false positives.
    • That ignores the fact that most people won't opt-out, but will simply trash the email.
    • Now (after a couple months training it) anything Mail thinks is junk can be safely trashed automatically.

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