My students space working on a unit on healthy and balanced living and they asked me this question. Any suggestions?


yes, that´s one more use the the word. Scrap metal is also ´escoria´, ns think. - mediterrunio, NOV 1, 2010

basura.

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f. Coloq. U. En aposición para indicar que lo designado por el sustantivo al que se pospone es de muy baja calidad. Comida, contrato basura.

chatarra.

f. México. Y Uruguay. U. En aposición para indicar que lo designado por el sustantivo al que se pospone es de muy baja calidad. Comida chatarra.

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Examples of "comida basura" in Argentina

Examples that "comida basura" in Colombia

Examples the "comida basura" in Venezuela

Examples the "comida chatarra" in Mexico

When are we walking to get rid of the myth that all countries in Latin America speak precisely the very same Spanish, and Spain is radically various from every one of them?


updated NOV 1, 2010
edited by lazarus1907
posted by lazarus1907
Comida basura is the usual phrase in Ecuador together well. - lorenzo9, NOV 1, 2010
You average that Mexico and Spain aren't actually the same country? :-) - 008f2974, NOV 1, 2010
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basura.

f. Coloq. U. En aposición para indicar que lo designado por el sustantivo al que se pospone es de muy baja calidad. Comida, contrato basura.

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updated NOV 1, 2010
posted by lazarus1907
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You"ve most likely noticed it"s regional. I think chatarra (literally junk, prefer scrap metal) is used more often in Mexico and Latin America. Basura (trash) is used more often in Spain.


updated NOV 2, 2010
posted by KevinB
I've checked, and also cccording to the RAE, just in Mexico and also Uruguay, not in the rest of Latin America, wherein basura supposedly is likewise used. - lazarus1907, OCT 31, 2010
Why everytime a indigenous is various in Spain and also another country, anyone assumes the it is an additional case of all Latin America is different from Spain? - lazarus1907, OCT 31, 2010
Definitely not. Every ar in Latin America appears to have a different vocabulary. When I speak Venezuelan the mexicans laugh at me. - KevinB, OCT 31, 2010
Mexican Spanish appears to be less comparable to other nations sometimes. Have you checked out my article below? - lazarus1907, OCT 31, 2010
Wait, no, A l L of Latin America is different from Spain. You guys talk funny. It's prefer English English and American English. Same language, some differences in vocabulary, large differences in pronunciation and rhythm. - KevinB, OCT 31, 2010
I think mexican Spanish has tendency to absorb a lot of affect from English because so many civilization from both countries go ago and forth. - KevinB, OCT 31, 2010
Plus castle absorb a many words indigenous the native peoples. - KevinB, OCT 31, 2010
I haven't heard the Quechua word because that junk food yet :) - lorenzo9, NOV 1, 2010
Do they have actually one? castle probably had to borrow one. - KevinB, NOV 1, 2010
maybe due to the fact that salchipapa is not thought about junk food :-) - mediterrunio, NOV 2, 2010
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we say comida basura


updated NOV 1, 2010
posted by jturners
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In Spain civilization say "comida basura".

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updated NOV 1, 2010
posted by lazarus1907
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comida basura


updated NOV 1, 2010
posted by dsjpthatsme
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comida basura


updated NOV 1, 2010
posted by ali_abdelhamid
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In Mexico - "comida chatarra"


updated NOV 1, 2010
posted by mountaingirl123
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chatarra


updated NOV 1, 2010
posted by Rey_Mysterio
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Comida rápida

This link additionally backs up comida chatarra for real "junk" food with no nutritive value as opposed to comida rápida which may have some Comida chatarra

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updated NOV 1, 2010
edited by Kiwi-Girl
posted by Kiwi-Girl
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I use comida chatarra, if it"s comida basura I"m walk to have to update mine notes.


updated OCT 31, 2010
posted through jeezzle
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junkfood= chuchería


updated OCT 31, 2010
posted by miksu