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fetch

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfetchfetch1 /fetΚƒ/ ●●● S3 verb [transitive] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 especially British EnglishTAKE/BRING to go and get something or someone and bring them back πŸ”Š Quick! Go and fetch a doctor. πŸ”Š Shannon went upstairs to fetch some blankets.fetch somebody/something from something πŸ”Š Would you mind going to fetch the kids from school?fetch somebody something/fetch something for somebody πŸ”Š Fetch me some coffee while you’re up.2 COSTto be sold for a particular amount of money, especially at a public sale – used especially in news reports πŸ”Š The painting is expected to fetch at least $20 million.β–Ί see thesaurus at cost3 β†’ fetch and carry4 British EnglishTAKE/BRING to make people react in a particular way πŸ”Š This announcement fetched a huge cheer from the audience. β†’ fetch upβ†’ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
fetchβ€’ Martha fetched a towel from the bathroom.β€’ It's a very old car, but I'm still hoping it'll fetch around Β£200.β€’ Somehow he'd have to get up to the wood today to fetch down his Dad's clippers and wire.β€’ Truck doan come to fetch, eh?β€’ Trondur had hurried forward to fetch his biggest harpoon which he kept strapped across the bows.β€’ For a moment Rex and I gaped, and then Rex dived into the cabin to fetch his camera.β€’ Where's your mug? Go and fetch it.β€’ Could you fetch me a screwdriver?β€’ Van Gogh's "Sunflowers' was expected to fetch more than $20 million.β€’ Some properties have fetched prices in the $4 million range.β€’ It is the first time a sculpture from the period has fetched such a sum.β€’ As she fetched sugar and milk and her favourite cup and saucer, she made up her mind to break with him.β€’ Rushworth went to fetch the key to the gate.β€’ Jim's gone to fetch the police.β€’ I turned to the older boy and told him to fetch them from the refrigerator.β€’ Nat let him in and went to fetch Tony who appeared wearing a pair of boxer shorts and a big smile.fetch somebody something/fetch something for somebodyβ€’ Tommy Wright fetched up at Oldham for Β£80,000.β€’ It is expected to fetch about Β£100 million for a consortium of land owners.β€’ Voice over Meanwhile back at Tenbury, the holly and mistletoe were fetching up to a pound for a pound in weight.β€’ Fonti is a voluble man, with a fetching smile which disappears for days on end when the pressure is on.β€’ Continued to go about opening cupboards, fetching what she needed for making pastry.β€’ Gretzky had none the less produced exactly the sort of moment that enabled scalpers to fetch hundreds of dollars for tickets.β€’ The prefabricated avatar fetches bits of knowledge for you, based on a profile you create.
fetchfetch2 noun πŸ”Š πŸ”Š β†’ play fetch
Examples from the Corpus
fetchβ€’ But I act as general dogsbody, carry books, go fetch, good boy, that kind of thing.β€’ On the other hand fetch is the limiting factor in the height of waves generated by easterly winds over the North Sea.
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Verb table
fetch
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyfetch
he, she, itfetches
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyfetched
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave fetched
he, she, ithas fetched
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad fetched
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill fetch
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have fetched
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam fetching
he, she, itis fetching
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you, we, theyare fetching
Past
I, he, she, itwas fetching
you, we, theywere fetching
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been fetching
he, she, ithas been fetching
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been fetching
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be fetching
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been fetching
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