US and Canadian a road vehicle for collecting domestic refuseAlso called (in Britain): (dated) dustcart
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Bring vs. TakeDo you bring food to a party, or do you take food to a party? The terms bring and take are often confused, and for good reason. Both words describe the movement of something from one location to another. Bring describes the movement of something toward a specified location. According to this convention, you can bring food to a party, but not take food to …
- garbage can,
- garbage collection,
- garbage in, garbage out,
- garbage man,
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