Using the Spanish Verb Echar
This is a super common and versatile verb - meaning to toss, throw, fling, or put in. In some cases it can also mean "give" - like give it a look, give it a bit more gas, etc.
For a full conjugation chart of all tenses, click here. But looking at conjugations doesn't help give you a grasp on the variety of usages for echar - for that we'll need to look at some sentences using the verb, as well as some idiomatic expressions that use echar and echarse, the reflexive form of the verb (reminder: reflexive verbs reflect back on who is doing the action: bañarse = yo me baño - I take a bath or bathe myself, irse = tú te vas - you go or you take yourself, etc).
Sentences with Echar - Oraciones con el Verbo Echar
Echa la pelota
No eches eso a la basura
¡Échale más gasolina!
¿Puedes echarle una mirada a mi coche?
¡No me eches la culpa a mi!
Idiomatic Expressions with the Verb Echar
echar a + infinitive to start to
echarse atrás to lean backwards
Worksheet/Activity: The Verb Echar
Quiz: Spanish Verb Echar
Hangman: El Verbo Echar
Internet Link: Expressions w/ Echar
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