One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Run backward and forward bringing things to someone in a servile fashion.‘neither is anyone going to fetch and carry for you when you are in bed with influenza’
- ‘For he can fetch and carry, which is patience in employment.’
- ‘The comments by some Madrid players have been clearly self-serving (none of them want to fetch and carry - the role they see for Vieira) and contradictory.’
- ‘This week, the PM meets with the new resident of the White House, and will do his best to show he can fetch and carry.’
- ‘Lord Duvalier is certainly able to fetch and carry for Veronique.’
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