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Pronunciation: /træʃ/

Translation of trash in Spanish:


uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (refuse) (American English/inglés norteamericano) basura (feminine) (before noun/delante del nombre) trash bag bolsa (feminine) de la basura trash compacter triturador (masculine) de basura 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) basura (feminine) stop talking trash! ¡deja de decir estupideces! 1.3 (people) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], 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/verbo transitivo

(American English/inglés norteamericano)

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