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Physical ObjectsPlay
Use 'trash' for physical items you're throwing away, not for abstract concepts. SlideBroken toys and old papers were all considered trash.
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Not RecyclingPlay
'Trash' often means items not recycled, so don't confuse with 'recyclables'. SlideThe glass bottles go in the recycling, not the trash.
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American UsagePlay
'Trash' is most commonly used in American English; 'rubbish' is British. SlideI need to take out the trash, while my British friend takes out the rubbish.