In American English, the words garbage and trash are most commonly used to refer to waste material that is thrown away. ...the smell of rotting garbage... She threw the bottle into the trash. In British English, rubbish is the usual word. Garbage and trash are sometimes used in British English, but only informally and metaphorically. I don't have to listen to this garbage... The book was trash.
在美国英语中，garbage和trash最常用来指丢弃的废物：the smell of rotting garbage (腐烂垃圾的臭味), She threw the bottle into the trash (她将瓶子扔进了垃圾堆)。在英国英语中，rubbish 比较常用，有时也使用 garbage 和 trash，但仅限于非正式语体和比喻用法：I don't have to listen to this garbage (我不需要听这些废话), The book was trash (这本书简直是垃圾)。