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fetch
British English: /fɛtʃ/
American English: /fɛtʃ/

Translation of fetch in French:

transitive verb

  • 1 (bring) (gen)
    aller chercher
    (go and) fetch a ladder/the foreman
    va chercher une échelle/le contremaître
    to fetch something for somebody
    aller chercher quelque chose pour quelqu'un
    (carry back)
    (r)apporter quelque chose à quelqu'un
    fetch him a chair please
    apporte-lui une chaise s'il te plaît
    she'll come and fetch you
    elle viendra vous chercher
    fetch!
    (to dog)
    rapporte!
    to fetch somebody back
    ramener quelqu'un
  • 2 (bring financially)
    (goods)
    to fetch a good price
    rapporter un bon prix
    it won't fetch much
    ça ne rapportera pas grand-chose
    these vases can fetch up to £600
    le prix de ces vases peut atteindre 600 livres
  • 3
    [informal]
    (hit) See examples: to fetch somebody a blow
    flanquer (informal) un coup à quelqu'un

Idioms

to fetch and carry for somebody

faire les quatre volontés de quelqu'un

Phrasal verbs

fetch in

(informal)
1 fetch [something] in, fetch in [something]
(chairs, washing etc)
2 fetch [somebody] in
faire rentrer

fetch out

(informal)
1 fetch [something] out, fetch out [something]
(object)
2 fetch [somebody] out, fetch out [somebody]
(person)

fetch up

(informal)
to fetch up in Rome
finir par débarquer (informal) à Rome

Definition of fetch in:

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