Translation of fetch in Spanish:


traer, v.

Pronunciation: /fɛtʃ//fɛtʃ/

transitive verb

  • 1

    • 1.1(to dog, bring)

      (thing/person) traer
      (thing/person) ir a buscar
      (thing/person) ir a por Spain
      fetch me my cigarettes please tráeme / ve a buscarme los cigarrillos, por favor
      • fetch my cigarettes for me please tráeme / ve a buscarme los cigarrillos, por favor
      • go and fetch help! ¡ve a buscar ayuda!
      • (to dog) fetch (it)! ¡busca, busca!
      • I fetched the rug from the car fui al coche a buscar 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 ve a buscar esa caja arriba
      • you'd better fetch the washing in va a ser mejor que entres la ropa
      • Cox goes to fetch a cup of tea and returns with more numbers.
      • Once we reached the library, we three signed in, and Kelsey surreptitiously drifted away, fetching the large tome and bringing it to the room where we were doing our shift.
      • 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.
      • The boys' contribution is mainly to collect wood and sometimes fetch water.
      • As she conducts household errands, fetching apples or replating candlesticks, she seeks ‘her own secret’.
      • One moment of reality that was to haunt me for a long time was what happened when I went to fetch Stephen's death certificate at the Hallamshire hospital in Sheffield, where he had died.
      • Lee was left to play by himself when his cousins left the house and his mother went to fetch a cup of tea for Lee's disabled great-grandmother, Margaret Duplex.
      • So he called a servant to fetch a candle and led the way upstairs, the stranger following without effort despite his burden.
      • We trained him to fetch it and bring it back repeatedly.
      • In the dry season, the women would fetch it and carry it home in jars on their heads, or from dirty tanks which gave us diseases.
      • Luckily, I had a boy with me, who I sent to fetch a morgue vehicle to bring them to the city for proper burial.
      • After a breakfast of pasta and 3 cups of tea, I went to the garage to fetch my bike only to find my Dad, who looked more nervous than me, frantically pumping up my tyres.
      • To get my birth certificate in my Dutch home town, I have to ask my mother to mobilize my 80-year old uncle, the last family member to live in this city, so he can fetch it in person.
      • He bends down and tosses a stick to Baxter, who obligingly fetches it and brings it back.
      • Mr Tembani then told me he would personally fetch the parcel and deliver it to my house.
      • It took me a while to fetch the car and bring it up to the church to get my parents.
      • In the afternoon, one guest said, the bride was fetched and brought to the party.
      • I had a need to go fetch his last belongings and bring them home to my house to wash them.
      • I fetched my guitar and led in a quick rendition of This Land Is Your Land.
      • Can you imagine a moggie carrying Sunday papers with all those supplements, or fetching letters without scratching them to shreds?

    • 1.2(collect)

      (thing/person) recoger
      they fetched him from the station in the car lo recogieron de la estación / lo fueron a buscar a la estación en el coche

  • 2informal

    (sell for)
    the car fetched $4,000 el coche se vendió en 4.000 dólares
    • it'll fetch a tidy sum sacarán una buena suma por él
  • 3informal

    to fetch sb a blow darle / asestarle un golpe a algn
    • to fetch sb a kick darle una patada a algn
  • 4

    • 4.1(utter)

      (sigh/groan) exhalar literary
      • 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.
      • 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.’
      • Men of wisdom fetch their breath up from deep inside and below, while others breathe with their voice box alone.
      • I likewise promise that I shall not be obliged to fetch blood with the scourge.

    • 4.2(draw)

      to fetch a deep breath respirar hondo

  • 5

    (buoy/mark) alcanzar
    (mark/buoy) arribar a

intransitive verb

  • 1

    to fetch and carry ser el recadero/la recadera
    • I'm sick of fetching and carrying for you estoy harta de ser tu mandadero
  • 2

    ganar el barlovento