Spanish translation of fetching
Example Sentences Including 'fetching'
My job from the outset was the fetching of water from the river in different coloured buckets.WHITE LIES (2003)
But her leg from ankle to knee, whatever she wore, remained long, slim and fetching.Splitting
I was aware of her fetching another bottle, then of her rubbing something cool into my skin.Time of the Wolf
Trends of 'fetching'
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- (= go and get, bring)
ir a buscar a
⇒ can you fetch my coat?
¿me trae el abrigo?
⇒ I'll go and fetch it for you
te lo voy a buscar
⇒ fetch (it)!(to dog)
⇒ they're fetching the doctor
han ido (a) por el médico
⇒ please fetch the doctor
llama al médico
⇒ they fetched him all that way
le hicieron venir desde tan lejos
⇒ to fetch sb back from Spain
hacer que algn vuelva de España
- (= sell for)
⇒ how much did it fetch?
¿por cuánto se vendió?
- [blow, sigh]
⇒ to fetch and carry
ir de acá para allá,
⇒ to fetch and carry for sb
ser el sirviente de algn
Example Sentences Including 'fetch'
If you don't watch yourself next thing you'll fetch up dead and might take someone else with you into the bargain.INSTANCES OF THE NUMBER 3 (2002)
Standing up abruptly she disappeared into the kitchen to fetch coffee.HIDING FROM THE LIGHT
Alex offered to go and fetch an Indian, but she curtly refused.HIDING FROM THE LIGHT
Translation of fetching from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary
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