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echar al agua
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
a. to lower into the water (a boat)
Echamos el bote al agua y remamos hacia la costa.We lowered the dinghy into the water and rowed to the shore.
b. to cast into the water (a net)
Fernando echó la red al agua y esperó, pero no sucedió nada. Volvió a casa sin pesca.Fernando cast the net into the water and waited, but nothing happened. He went back home with no fish.
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