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fetch

Pronunciación: /fetʃ/

Traducción de fetch en español:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 1.1 (bring) [person/thing] traer*, ir* a buscar, ir* a por (Spain/España) fetch me my cigarettes please, fetch my cigarettes for me please tráeme or ve a buscarme los cigarrillos, por favor or (in Spain also/en España también) ve a por mis cigarrillos, por favor go and fetch help! ¡ve a buscar ayuda! fetch (it)! (to dog) ¡busca, busca! I fetched the rug from the car fui al coche a buscar la manta or (in Spain also/en España también) a por la manta she fetched out a card from the bottom of her handbag sacó una tarjeta del fondo de su bolso the noise fetched him out of his room/down from the loft el barullo lo hizo salir de su cuarto/bajar del desván fetch that box down from upstairs trae esa caja de arriba, ve a buscar esa caja arriba you'd better fetch the washing in va a ser mejor que entres la ropa
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • We trained him to fetch it and bring it back repeatedly.
    • They give you a plastic slate with a number; you drive up, and the bags are fetched from a conveyor belt that carries big numbered tubs.
    • He bends down and tosses a stick to Baxter, who obligingly fetches it and brings it back.
    1.2 (collect) [person/thing] recoger* they fetched him from the station in the car lo recogieron de la estación or lo fueron a buscar a la estación en el coche
  • 2 (sell for) [colloquial/familiar] the car fetched $4,000 el coche se vendió en 4.000 dólares, sacaron 4.000 dólares por el coche it'll fetch a tidy sum sacarán una buena suma por él
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Oil is sold wherever it can fetch the highest price.
    • Second, because of that lessened demand, the oil they do sell fetches a lower price.
    • The words that the verses of the Qur'an should not be sold for a paltry price do not mean that they can be sold if they fetch a high price.
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • He has wounded him in the small of the back, as the gesture of the beast indicates, and running up behind him, wheels about to fetch a blow.
    • The best she could do was to fetch a slap at tall Charley's head.
    • And the man took a club, came up to them and aimed at the lion's head and fetched him a wallop.
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • I find anything in the way of politics fetches women.
    • Her song has something that fetches an audience.
  • 3 [colloquial/familiar] (deal) to fetch sb a blow darle* or asestarle un golpe a algn to fetch sb a kick darle* una patada a algn
  • 4 [literary/literario] 4.1 (utter) [sigh/groan] exhalar [literary/literario] 4.2 (draw) to fetch a deep breath respirar hondo
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • I likewise promise that I shall not be obliged to fetch blood with the scourge.
    • His voice was musical and strong, which he managed in such a manner as, one while, to make soft impressions on the heart, and fetch tears from the eyes.
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Men of wisdom fetch their breath up from deep inside and below, while others breathe with their voice box alone.
    • Her death took a heavy toll on Elizabeth, one observer noting, ‘I never knew her fetch a sigh, but when the Queen of Scots was beheaded.’
  • 5 [Nautical/Náutica] [mark/buoy] alcanzar*, arribar a

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1to fetch and carry ser* el recadero/la recadera or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) el mandadero/la mandadera I'm sick of fetching and carrying for you estoy harta de ser tu recadero or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) tu mandadero
  • 2 [Nautical/Náutica] ganar el barlovento

Verbos con partícula

fetch up

(British English/inglés británico)
[colloquial/familiar] verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio acabar, ir* a parar you'll fetch up in prison vas a acabar en la cárcel, vas a ir* a parar a la cárcel

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