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cartón -masculine noun (el), cardboard, carton. Look up cartón in the dictionary

Tráeme la caja de cartón donde guardamos los cartones apachurrados de leche.
Bring me the cardboard box where we keep the flattened milk cartons.
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Old May 03, 2008, 07:12 AM
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I say espachurrados...
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Old May 03, 2008, 07:23 AM
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Interesante, ¿no se entiende el verbo apachurrar en España?
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Old May 03, 2008, 07:34 AM
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Sí, yo lo entiendo, pero no lo uso. De hecho pensaba que era incorrecto.
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Old May 03, 2008, 07:42 AM
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Hmmm, acabo de preguntar bien y en Mexico usan sólo apachurrar y no espachurrar.

En el DRAE, ambos-- apachurrar y espachurrar-- son variantes de despachurrar
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Old May 03, 2008, 10:55 AM
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If anybody had told me despachurrar was a real word I would have thought they were joking. I learn something new everyday.
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Old May 05, 2008, 03:55 PM
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Me too. I never knew espachurrar and despachurrar even existed.
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