In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1cubo de la basura masculinetacho de la basura masculine Southern Conecaneca de la basura feminine Colombialatón de la basura masculine Cubabote de la basura masculine Mexicotobo de la basura masculine Venezuela
- I scraped the remains of my waffles into the garbage bin and placed my dishes into the sink, promising myself I would clean them up later.
- She then tosses the cup into a nearby garbage can and pulls a cell phone from her tiny purse.
- Periodically he would sweep it all into a shopping bag and deposit it in the garbage can.
- It was beginning to cool off ever so slightly, and I tossed my cup in a garbage can as we passed it.
- It's also handy for householders to know the different plastic types so they know whether to put a container in with the recycling or throw it in the garbage bin.
- She threw the plastic cups into the nearby garbage can and wiped the surface.
- By 10 am, a source at the Ministry of National Security was saying that detectives had recovered a mysterious black box in a garbage bin on the promenade.
- I walk away in disgust and throw the piece of paper in the nearest garbage can without even looking at it.
- Many people just throw their junk on the ground rather than finding a garbage can or recycling bin.
- For heaven's sake, last night I saw a guy in a Times Square uniform take a spray bottle to a garbage can.
- You are much better off putting the keg into an empty garbage can and packing the surrounding space with ice.
- I threw away our cups in a public garbage bin, found a sidewalk, and followed it out of the park, where I headed for a subway terminal.
- Things seemed randomly placed, especially the garbage can right next to the guest chair.
- I was passing a side-street and found about 9 people pulling sealed wine and vermouth bottles out of a garbage bin on the street.
- More than 84 per cent said they hold onto trash until they find a garbage can where they can dispose of it.
- Every club gives out passes for free visits - and most of these passes end up in the garbage can.
- He threw the sandwich away in the nearest garbage can and headed to school.
- Then I had to carry all the trash outside to the big garbage can and roll it out to the sidewalk by the street.
- I can fill most of a large garbage can with the leaves every two weeks if I'm diligent.
- They pushed me so quickly and forcefully that I fell back into a pile of garbage bags and hit my head on a garbage bin.
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