garbage

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈgɑːrbɪdʒ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈgɑrbɪdʒ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(gärbij)

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garbage

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. did you take out the garbage?
  2. empty (out) the garbage
  3. take the garbage to the curb
  4. the city picks up garbage on [Mondays]
  5. picking through the garbage for [bottles, food]
  6. the garbage is full
  7. can you [empty, take out] the garbage?
  8. the [house, garage] is full of garbage
  9. there is so much garbage in here I cannot even move
  10. need to clean out some of this garbage
  11. was [looking, sifting, rummaging] through the garbage
  12. the [stench, stink] of the (rotting) garbage
  13. vast [mounds, heaps] of garbage
  14. informal: this [class, show] is garbage!
  15. informal: am garbage at [basketball, math]
  16. informal: you're talking [total, complete] garbage!
  17. informal: nothing but garbage on TV!
n as adj
  1. a garbage [bin, bag, can]
  2. put [it] down the garbage disposal
  3. garbage pickup day
  4. works as a garbage man
  5. a garbage truck
  6. take [it] to the garbage dump
  7. garbage [collection, removal]
  8. need to buy more garbage bags
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