echar a cara o cruz

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echar a cara o cruz
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to throw a coin in the air to decide)
a. to flip a coin to decide
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Leo y Gabi echaron a cara o cruz quién saltaba en paracaídas primero.Leo and Gabi flipped a coin to decide who would parachute first.
b. to flip a coin for
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Escojamos los dos viajes que más deseamos hacer y después podemos echarlo a cara o cruz.Let's choose the two trips we want to take the most, and then we could flip a coin for it.
c. to flip for
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
¿A quién le toca pasear al perro? - No me acuerdo. Vamos a echarlo a cara o cruz.Whose turn is it to walk the dog? - I can't remember. Let's flip for it.
d. to toss a coin for (United Kingdom)
Uno de nosotros dos tiene que darle la mala noticia a Rosario. - Cierto. Echémoslo a cara o cruz.One of us has to break the bad news to Rosario. - True. Let's toss a coin for it.
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