Spanish Word for garbage  

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English Word: garbage

Spanish Word: la basura
The Spanish Word for garbage
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Translated sentences containing 'garbage'
Empty the garbage disposal.
Vaciar el recolector de desperdicios.
Where is the garbage container?
¿En dónde está el basurero?
I'm going to throw out the garbage.
Lo voy a tirar a la basura.
I don't like to watch the TV because lately there is nothing but garbage.
No me gusta ver la tele porque últimamente no hay en ella más que programas basura.

As one of the officials in Washington said in that refreshingly direct American manner, 'garbage in, garbage out'.
Como dijo uno de los funcionarios de Washington con ese saludable tono directo de los estadounidenses: "si metes basura, sacas basura".
The rest is pure and utter garbage that we are inventing in the name of interests which we do not want to admit to.
El resto es pura basura que nos inventamos en nombre de intereses que no queremos reconocer.
Does the Council know how much of this financial garbage has been sold to us from the other side of the Atlantic?
¿Sabe el Consejo cuál es el montante de esa porquería financiera que nos han vendido del otro lado del Atlántico?
I have also met garbage collectors and prison officers who have suffered needle-stick injuries.
También he visto operarios del servicio de recogida de basuras y funcionarios de prisiones que han sufrido lesiones provocadas por agujas.
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