to do simple and boring jobs for someone as if you were their servant:
Am I supposed to fetch and carry for him all day?
4British Englishto make people react in a particular way:
This announcement fetched a huge cheer from the audience.
[always + adverb/preposition]to arrive somewhere without intending to:
I fell asleep on the train and fetched up in Glasgow.
WORD CHOICE: WORD CHOICE: bring, take, get, fetchbringmeans to carry something or come with someone to the place where you are or to the place where you are talking about• Would you like me to bring anything to the party? • She brought her Spanish friend into class.takemeans to carry something or go with someone to another place, away from where you are or where you are talking about• Don't forget to take your umbrella.• I'll take you home.getmeans to go to another place and come back with something or someone• I went upstairs to get my jacket.In British English, you can also use fetch• Will you fetch Susan from the airport?In American English, you only use fetch to talk about a dog getting something. ➔ See alsobring
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.