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verb [transitive] fetch pronunciation in British English /fetʃ/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyfetch
he/she/itfetches
present participlefetching
past tensefetched
past participlefetched

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  1. 1
    to go and get something

    He went to fetch his coat.

    1. a.
      to go to find something and carry it back with you
      fetch someone something:

      I asked my son to fetch me a drink of water.

      fetch something for someone:

      Let me fetch a chair for you.

      fetch something from something:

      We used to go and fetch milk from the farm.

    2. b.
      to go to where someone is and bring them home, especially in your car

      She asked me to come and fetch her.

      fetch someone from something:

      Can you fetch the children from school tonight?

    See also bring

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