fetch

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fetch(
fehch
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to go and get)
a. traer
Just let me fetch my coat, and then we'll leave.Sólo déjame traer mi abrigo, y ya nos vamos.
b. ir a buscar
Can you fetch Juanita from the kitchen please?¿Puedes ir a buscar a Juanita en la cocina por favor?
c. recoger
Janet went to fetch her mother from the airport.Janet fue a recoger a su mamá del aeropuerto.
d. ir a por
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
My dad went to fetch some milk.Mi papá fue a por leche.
e. buscar
Spot, fetch! Good dog.¡Spot, busca! Buen perro.
2. (to be sold for)
a. venderse por
The house would fetch more if it was newly painted.La casa se vendería por más si estuviera recién pintada.
b. alcanzar un precio de
That painting should fetch more than $40,000.Esa pintura debería alcanzar un precio de más de $40,000.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to deliver)
a. dar (blow, kick)
Jim fetched Calum a blow when he insulted his sister.Jim le dio un golpe a Calum cuando insultó a su hermana.
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fetch
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (bring; object, liquid)
a. traer
b. ir a por
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
2. (person)
a. ir a recoger a
fetch!¡busca!
3. (be sold for)
a. alcanzar
it should fetch at least £50,000debería venderse al menos por 50.000 libras
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (general)
a.
to fetch and carry for somebodyser el criado de alguien
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fetch [fetʃ]
transitive verb
1 (go and get, bring) [+object] traer; [+person] ir a buscar a
can you fetch my coat? ¿me trae el abrigo?; I'll go and fetch it for you te lo voy a buscar; fetch (it)! (to dog) ¡busca!; they're fetching the doctor han ido (a) por el médico; please fetch the doctor llama al médico; they fetched him all that way le hicieron venir desde tan lejos; to fetch sb back from Spain hacer que algn vuelva de España
2 (sell for) venderse por
how much did it fetch? ¿por cuánto se vendió?
3 [+blow, sigh] dar
intransitive verb
to fetch and carry ir de acá para allá; trajinar; to fetch and carry for sb ser el sirviente de algn
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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