- hand in OR hand up?
Incorrect: I somehow managed to hand up the assignment on time.
Correct: I somehow managed to hand in the assignment on time.
When you give a piece of written work to a teacher, you hand it in: ‘Remember to hand in your exercise books before leaving the room.’
- fetch OR take?
Incorrect: Eventually, I had to get a taxi to fetch me to the hospital.
Correct: Eventually, I had to get a taxi to take me to the hospital.
If you fetch someone, you go somewhere to get them and then bring them back again: ‘At what time do you fetch your children from school?’