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Differences between TAKE, BRING AND FETCH

24/05/2021 · Tips for improving your written and oral english

TAKE:

This is a verb used when we want to say "carry from one place to another" (from here, to there)

So we might say: Are you taking an umbrella?

She will take the kids to school today

I will take the books to the library today

 

BRING:

This is a verb used when we want to express the action of "carrying towards the speaker" (moving from there to here)

So we can say: Can you bring the shopping when you come back?

The postman has brought some letters today

She always brings good news

 

FETCH:

This is a verb used for meaning "to go and bring back to the same place" (from here to there, and from there to here)

So we may say: Go fetch the doctor as soon as possible

Please, fetch a glass of water

The taught the dog to fetch the ball

I spent the whole day fetching and carrying

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