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garbage truck

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Motor vehicles
garbage truckˈgarbage ˌtruck noun [countable]  American EnglishTTCDHC a large vehicle which goes from house to house to collect the contents of garbage cans syn dust cart British English
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garbage truckThe threat is as if a garbage truck had overturned and dumped wilted intellectual lettuce on bystanders.Who rides in the back of a garbage truck, picks up the trash off State Street.At Twentieth and Blake he saw a man swabbing a garbage truck.Sunlight coming through a nearby window or the sound of an early morning garbage truck can disturb a light sleeper.So he bought this old Dodge and washed it Howard stared at the garbage truck cruising slowly down the street.Put a David Smith out for the garbage truck to haul off?
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