Translation of fetch in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (bring)(person/thing)fetch me my cigarettes please, fetch my cigarettes for me please
ir a buscar
ir a por (Spain)tráeme or ve a buscarme los cigarrillos, por favor or (Spain tb) ve a por mis cigarrillos, por favorgo and fetch help!¡ve a buscar ayuda!fetch (it)! (to dog)¡busca, busca!I fetched the rug from the carfui al coche a buscar la manta or (Spain tb) a por la mantashe fetched out a card from the bottom of her handbagsacó una tarjeta del fondo de su bolsothe noise fetched him out of his room/down from the loftel barullo lo hizo salir de su cuarto/bajar del desvánfetch that box down from upstairstrae esa caja de arribayou'd better fetch the washing in
ve a buscar esa caja arribava a ser mejor que entres la ropaExample sentences1.2 (collect)
(person/thing)they fetched him from the station in the car
- 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.
recogerlo recogieron de la estación or lo fueron a buscar a la estación en el coche
- 2 (sell for) [colloquial]the car fetched $4,000el coche se vendió en 4.000 dólaresit'll fetch a tidy sum
sacaron 4.000 dólares por el cochesacarán una buena suma por élExample sentences
- 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.
- 3 [colloquial] (deal) to fetch somebody a blowdarle or asestarle un golpe a alguiento fetch somebody a kickdarle una patada a alguienExample sentences
- 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.
- I find anything in the way of politics fetches women.
- Her song has something that fetches an audience.
- 4 [literary] 4.1 (utter)(sigh/groan)
exhalar [literary]Example sentences
Example sentences4.2 (draw)to fetch a deep breath
- 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.
- 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)(mark/buoy)
- 1to fetch and carryser el recadero/la recadera or (Latin America tb) el mandadero/la mandaderaI'm sick of fetching and carrying for youestoy harta de ser tu recadero or (Latin America tb) tu mandadero
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