fetch

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  • Her performance was good enough for her to fetch many more film offers.
  • I never heard anything so -- so far-fetched in all my life! Cited from Jane Journeys On, by Ruth Comfort Mitchell
  • They must have laid me here to be fetched off by the boat. Cited from Cutlass and Cudgel, by George Manville Fenn
  • Will you make good your words that we want no fetches? Cited from A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Vol. VIII (4th edition)
  • I am to remain two years, and then my father fetches me. Cited from The Turquoise Cup, and, The Desert, by Arthur Cosslett Smith
  • She ran and fetched it and held it in front of my face. Cited from Dross, by Henry Seton Merriman
  • I then killed her, and came up here and fetched my sons. Cited from Kafir Stories, by William Charles Scully
  • That fetched him a respect to him in the war and after his death.
  • College was a far-fetched dream, so he never paid much attention to it.
  • When the water runs out the player must return to the water fetching level to progress.
  • Then he went into the house and fetched his cap from the hall. Cited from The Four Feathers, by A. E. W. Mason
  • Now all this was done for the mere purpose of fetching them out again. Cited from Stories about Animals: with Pictures to Match, by Francis C. Woodworth
  • Fresh water had to be fetched from two and a half miles away.
  • The man, after a period of silent thought, went and fetched some wood. Cited from The Wrong Woman, by Charles D. Stewart
  • But it was the next morning before we succeeded in fetching into the opening. Cited from Survey of the Intertropical and Western Coasts of Australia, V1, by King
  • His proposal was perhaps not so far-fetched as might appear at first sight.
  • Nevertheless, he asked her to wait for him to come and fetch her.
  • However her back is broken and she dies before help can be fetched.
  • They fetch between a few hundred and a few thousand pounds each.
  • The king decided to marry her and sent the brother in a ship to fetch her.
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Meaning of fetch

  • noun The action of fetching
  • verb Be sold for a certain price
    The painting brought $10,000, The old print fetched a high price at the auction
  • verb Take away or remove
    The devil will fetch you!