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bin

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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ldoce_025_gbinbin1 /bɪn/ ●●● S2 noun [countable]  1 ldoce_025.png British EnglishDHC a container for putting waste intrash can, waste paper basket Throw it in the bin. dustbin, litter bin2 BBTTIFa large container for storing things, such as goods in a shop or substances in a factoryCOLLOCATIONStypes of bina rubbish/waste binThe rubbish bin is full.a litter bin (=a bin in a public place)Please put all your rubbish in the litter bin.a wastepaper bin (=for paper you throw away)I threw the letter straight in the wastepaper bin.a pedal bin (=that you open by pressing a lever with your foot)There is a pedal bin in the bathroom.a wheelie bin (=a big bin on wheels kept outside a house)They come to empty the wheelie bins on Friday.a recycling bin (=for rubbish that you can recycle)Those plastic cartons can go in the recycling bin.verbsput/throw something in the bin (also chuck something in the bin informal)Shall I put this old bread in the bin?bin + NOUNa bin bag/liner (=that you use inside a bin to keep it clean)We need some more bin liners for the kitchen bin.the bin men (=the people who take your rubbish away)Which day do the bin men come?
Examples from the Corpus
binShe had been left covered by a black bin bag.Some designs have no control group comparison at all; these are referred to as quasi-experimental bins.Several cities set up drop-off bins.The vast majority of people in Thurrock took my advice and put the silly leaflet in the bin.Instead of routinely tossing frequent-flier program newsletters into the trash bin, peruse them for upcoming bargains.But then, with an exclamation of self-mockery, she went into the galley and brushed the hairs into the waste bin.A large wooden bin with slatted sides and a removable front is easy to make from timber.
binbin2 verb (binned, binning) [transitive]  THROW AWAY British English informal to throw something away Just bin that letter.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
bin
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theybin
he, she, itbins
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theybinned
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave binned
he, she, ithas binned
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad binned
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill bin
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have binned
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam binning
he, she, itis binning
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you, we, theyare binning
Past
I, he, she, itwas binning
you, we, theywere binning
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been binning
he, she, ithas been binning
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been binning
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be binning
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been binning
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