The Top English Grammar Tips From A–Z
See Spanish definition of basura
1US(refuse)basura femininetrash bag — bolsa de la basura
- trash compacter — triturador de basura
- trash heap — montón de basura
- 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.
- If it's diseased or infested with insects, bag it and discard in the trash.
- Medical sharps, such as disposable hypodermic needles and scalpel blades should never be discarded loosely into the trash.
- Drills, lathes, and milling machines produce metal trimmings that machine shops discard as trash or melt down for reuse.
- The walls were torn and dirty, books were scattered everywhere; pages ripped out and discarded like trash.
- Filled with trash and discarded items, it burned up in the Earth's atmosphere soon afterward.
- Snowdrifts of plastic shopping bags and discarded fast-food trash got you down?
- Magazines, plastic cups, and all sort of trash were discarded all across the floor.
- Landowners, too, can be held responsible should someone decide to discard their trash on private property.
- Daphne had work to do, collecting pillows and helping people discard trash.
- I know but he refuses to empty the trash himself.
- Discarded trash and rusty machines lay dead within the yard.
- Someone could go through your trash to find discarded receipts or carbons and use them to learn your account numbers.
- They are like waves pounding a shore, the wide, vast shore that is my mind - now beginning to fill with the litter and trash of a discarded relationship.
- The older fisherman can recall former days when the waters were clear and the beaches were free of trash and discarded items.
- Now, slam-dunk those soggy tissues into the trash… right along with that yearbook photo you ripped down from inside your locker.
- Do away with the trash; line your pockets with cash.
- She sighed and tossed the bottle into the trash.
- trash compacter — triturador de basura
2(worthless stuff)basura femininestop talking trash! — ¡deja de decir estupideces!
- 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.
- But I think a better activity for you would be learning to spell and read something except trash novels and books.
- As far as throwaway movies go, it is top quality trash.
- I was lying in my cell, reading some trash from the prison library, wondering who they were going to give me as a cellmate.
- You catch up on movies, read trash and get tucked in by nice young men who offer you Vogue…
- A small warning though, I have been known to read complete trash from time to time.
- Their hands, mostly left clasping right, or right clasping left, holding the odd newspaper or the odd trash tabloid, grasping the odd book like a lifeline.
- But after reading this article from this damn tabloid trash, I am being won over.
- It'll probably make good trash midweek viewing once the characters have established and the inevitable ‘het girl gets drunk and sleeps with a woman’ happens.
- Nothing like an unbiased free press to stir up intelligent debate, although coming from the UK, with its tabloid trash, I'm hardly one to talk really.
- Thinking that the books are frivolous trash of no value is apparently an out-of-date misconception common only to those who have never read them.
- While I agree with Flux that this movie will probably be trash, I have to disagree about the vehicle shifting properties of the robots.
- There's the tabloid variety trash filled with the juicy details of the latest break-ups and make-ups.
- This concept was rejected as trash and thrown into dust in 1990 as a result of anti - India insurgency.
- It is tabloid trash no matter how you dress it up or justify it to yourselves.
- I am astonished that The Register continues to carry this trash (or, for that matter, its author).
- Compare the trash of the entirety of this year's SuperBowl halftime compared with the classic halftime performance of U2 two years ago.
3US informal(people)escoria feminine
- white trash
- 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.
- This idiot is the worst kind of trash imaginable.
- Otherwise, I'm afraid, it's you who ends up looking like bottom-feeding trash - no matter how you speak or where you went to school.
- Hopefully, this action will aid me in getting rid of the unwanted trash reading my blog.
- It was the perfect cliché of poor white redneck trash.
- I don't care how rich or accomplished a person is, if they cannot show basic manners in public then they're trash.
1(dispose of)botar (a la basura) Latin Americatirar (a la basura) Spain, River Plate
- 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.
- I hit the wrong key one night and trashed 70K words.
- At the very least, do the back-up and be sure that you can recover your system in the unlikely event that it should get trashed.
2 informal(criticize)(movie/book) poner por los suelos(movie/book) poner por el suelo(person) despellejar informal(person) poner verde Spain informal
- 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.
- This film is getting absolutely trashed by the critics.
- That's why he's here tonight at a Republican Convention after putting out a documentary trashing President Bush, heavily criticizing President Bush.
- Critics have trashed the film for its antiquated premise.
- Yes, the film has been roundly trashed by many critics, but for my money, I thought it had some serious gusto.
- But the burden for achieving national unity is on a president who could manage a narrow victory only by savagely trashing his opponent.
- The decade has been trashed and abused and generally ostracized.
- I know all of you out there in theatreland think that critics are never happier than when they're trashing something, but it's - in most cases - not true.
- You're in a unique position in that you're a celebrity but one who's most famous for trashing her fallow celebrates.
- He made a film the critics trashed and the audiences ignored.
- Regularly, those who seriously criticised it have had their opinions trashed, their lives, and their activities traduced, and we have learned bitterly not to accept anything about it at face value.
- The speaker however trashed (pun unintended) our idea.
- However their experience is depressing: ideas are dumbed down, creativity ignored, and people trashed.
- All the credible scientists, of course, are saying that this is nonsense, it is simple minded, and absolutely have trashed it but the Japanese insist that they must go forward.
- Many of our generation glamorized casual sex and drug use, evaded responsibility, and trashed authority.
- Unfortunately, the local scene, which should be supported, gets trashed and misrepresented by bitter, brainless writers in this overgrown club flyer you call a paper.
- He added: ‘To have your work of 25 years trashed publicly in a few hours is not easy to take.’
- I am a relatively well known journalist who the Premier of NSW trashed in public.
- 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.
- Union officials reported farm buildings were trashed and vehicles used to take away furniture, fertiliser and building materials.
- The Hawkeridge Park facility was reopened last week more than eight months after it was trashed by drunk teenagers.
- Martin, we could tell, was entirely cool about the idea of his house getting totally trashed.
- The waters of the Tigris ran red with human blood, many libraries perished, water resources trashed, irreplaceable cultural treasures were lost.
- I certainly think there was a backlash, especially when I found out their dressing room got trashed after the show.
- I told him, my car got trashed in a string of break-ins.
- Anyone who scientifically proves any parapsychological phenomenon gets their method criticised and their reputation trashed.
- The Rainbow Café was singled out for comprehensive destruction, with stock and equipment inside the building trashed, and the building suffering structural damage.
- I booked him into the West Hollywood Hyatt, which is known as the Riot House and is famous for getting trashed by rock stars.
- Today is laundry day and I also have to reconstruct R.'s closet, which the cats totally trashed.
- All too often one envisages a harried producer refusing to agree to the cost of another trashed vehicle.
- The rioters did not try escape, and instead focused their rage on the prison kitchen, which was looted and then trashed, before order was restored by a combined police and correctional services task team.
- If you return home and find that you have been robbed and the house trashed, the police will scarcely be persuaded to take an interest in this routine occurrence.
- It was badly trashed, very, very badly trashed and I think it cost us about $40,000 with the damage that was done to the clinic.
- Two days later Miss Armistead's home was broken into and trashed.
- Vandals have trashed 52 shopping trolleys, causing thousands of pounds worth of damage.
- Sections of the route had been well and truly trashed and, as this was summer, the state of the lane in winter can only be imagined.
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