fetch

01. I'm just going to the corner store to [fetch] a newspaper.
02. Jack and Jill went up the hill to [fetch] a pail of water.
03. We are teaching our dog how to [fetch] a stick.
04. This old table should [fetch] a good price at auction.
05. Can you [fetch] me a beer while you're in the kitchen?
06. The painting is expected to [fetch] between three and four hundred thousand pounds.
07. The old man went to [fetch] a sack to put the fresh potatoes in.
08. Why don't you children go [fetch] some fish and chips for supper?
09. She looked quite [fetching] in her new summer dress and sun hat.
10. The old woman had on a [fetching] black gown and a long string of pearls.
11. The old dog used to [fetch] his master's slippers for him when he got home from work.
12. The painting is expected to [fetch] over $100,000 at auction.
13. The receptionist has gone to [fetch] us another key card for our room.
14. Lord Beaverbrook once suggested, "Buy old masters. They [fetch] a better price than old mistresses."
15. Dr. Paul MacCready once said, "Your grandchildren will likely find it incredible - or even sinful - that you burned up a gallon of gasoline to [fetch] a pack of cigarettes!"
16. To execute program instructions, the control unit of your computer must first [fetch] the instructions from memory.

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  • Fetch — (f[e^]ch; 224), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fetched} 2; p. pr. & vb. n.. {Fetching}.] [OE. fecchen, AS. feccan, perh. the same word as fetian; or cf. facian to wish to get, OFries. faka to prepare. [root]77. Cf. {Fet}, v. t.] 1. To bear toward the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fetch — [ fetʃ ] verb transitive ** 1. ) to be sold for a particular amount of money, especially at an AUCTION (=sale where goods are sold to the person offering the most money): The painting is expected to fetch up to $220,000. 2. ) OLD FASHIONED to go… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Fetch — may refer to: * Fetch (geography), the length of water over which a given wind has blown * Fetch (game), a game played between a human and a pet in which the human throws an object for the pet to catch and/or retrieve * Fetch (FTP client), a… …   Wikipedia

  • fetch — ● fetch, fetches nom masculin (anglais fetch) En hydrologie, synonyme de course. ● fetch, fetches (synonymes) nom masculin (anglais fetch) Synonymes : course fetch …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • fetch — fetch, v. i. To bring one s self; to make headway; to veer; as, to fetch about; to fetch to windward. Totten. [1913 Webster] {To fetch away} (Naut.), to break loose; to roll or slide to leeward. {To fetch and carry}, to serve obsequiously, like a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fetch — Fetch, n. 1. A stratagem by which a thing is indirectly brought to pass, or by which one thing seems intended and another is done; a trick; an artifice. [1913 Webster] Every little fetch of wit and criticism. South. [1913 Webster] 2. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fetch — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Un fetch es un doble sobrenatural, aparición o fantasma de una persona viva en el folklore irlandés. Es en gran parte semejante al doppelganger. Francis Grose escribió en su Provincial Glossary (1787) que el término… …   Wikipedia Español

  • fetch — ► VERB 1) go for and bring back. 2) cause to come to a place. 3) achieve (a particular price) when sold. 4) (fetch up) informal arrive or come to rest. 5) informal inflict (a blow) on. 6) archaic bring forth (blood or tears) …   English terms dictionary

  • fetch — fetch1 [fech] vt. [ME fecchen < OE feccan, earlier fetian < IE * pedyo (extension of base * ped , FOOT) > Ger fassen, to grasp] 1. to go after and come back with; bring; get 2. to cause to come; produce; elicit 3. to draw (a breath) or… …   English World dictionary

  • fetch — s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS geogr., mar. in oceanografia, l area di mare o di lago sulla quale spira un vento di direzione costante generando onde {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: sec. XX. ETIMO: der. di (to) fetch raggiungere, navigare …   Dizionario italiano

  • fetch — fetch; fetch·ing·ly; …   English syllables

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