Translation of fetch in Spanish:
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 ropaExample sentences1.2 (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
- 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.
- 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 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.
- 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.
- 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 hondoExample sentences
- 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/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
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan
Find clear and straightforward guidance that will help you improve your Spanish grammar, pronunciation, and writing skills...
Spain's literary renaissance, known as the Golden Age (Siglo de Oro/i>), roughly covers the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It includes the Italian-influenced poetry of figures such as Garcilaso de la Vega; the religious verse of Fray Luis de León, Santa Teresa de Ávila and San Juan de la Cruz; picaresque novels such as the anonymous Lazarillo de Tormes and Quevedo's Buscón; Miguel de Cervantes' immortal Don Quijote; the theater of Lope de Vega, and the ornate poetry of Luis de Góngora.