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22:00 Mar 7, 2008
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: El echar a perdido
told this by someone . not sure if it should be eche or echa or echo or ha perdido but definitely sounded like el eche a perdidio, talking about an ex- boyfriend of mine. i have no idea what he meant but he sounded sad when he told me. El was stressed. as was trying to make himself understood
l williams

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5to loose by throwing away
4Give up for lost(I gave Him/Her up for lost)
Vladimir Martinez

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Give up for lost(I gave Him/Her up for lost)


Vladimir Martinez
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to loose by throwing away

echar is to loose and perdido is to throw away.

a can be used to indicate by.

Example sentence(s):
  • if you love the world more than you love God, you throw your life away.
  • Si adora el mundo más que adora a Dios, tira su vida.
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Mar 7, 2008 - Changes made by Gad Kohenov:
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