Examples with “έχω”:

Έχω ένα πρόβλημα. (I have a problem.)

Έχεις δύο παιδιά. (You have two children.)

Έχει αυτοκίνητο. (He has a car.)

Έχουμε χρόνο. (We have time.)

Έχετε τρία εισιτήρια. (You have three tickets.)

Έχουν ραντεβού. (They have an appointment/ date.)


You can use the verb έχω as a conjugation model for several verbs:

μένω (to stay, to live somewhere)

δουλεύω (to work)

κάνω (to do)

θέλω (to want) etc


Έχω is an auxiliary verb, which means it can have various grammar functions. In that case, it is not translated as “I have” but it takes its meaning from the verb.

“Έχω αργήσει.” (I am late.) (αργώ = to be late)

“Εχω φτάσει.” (I have arrived.) (φτάνω = to arrive)