One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he went to fetch a doctor from the village’
get, go and get, go for, call for, summon, pick up, collect, bring, carry, deliver, convey, ferry, transport
escort, conduct, lead, usher in
2‘the land could fetch a million pounds’
sell for, bring in, raise, realize, yield, make, earn, command, cost, be priced at, come to, amount to
informal go for, set one back, pull in, rake in
British informal knock someone back
‘the boat somehow fetched up on a remote Pacific island’
end up, finish up, turn up, arrive, appear, pop up, materialize, find itself
land, beach, wash up
wind up, pitch up, show up
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