catch (caught)

catch (caught)
عَلِقَ بِـ \ catch (caught): to become (or cause to become) unable to move, by chance: Her dress caught on a nail and was badly torn. I caught my finger in the door. stick: to become fixed and unable to move: My car stuck in the mud.

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  • caught short — phrasal 1. : taken unawares : found ill prepared, inadequately equipped, or poorly supplied he was caught short by the blunt question 2. : inopportunely seized with a need to relieve oneself * * * caught short (informal) Having a sudden,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Catch and release — is a practice within recreational fishing intended as a of conservation. After capture, the fish are unhooked and returned to the water before experiencing serious exhaustion or injury. Using barbless hooks, it is often possible to release the… …   Wikipedia

  • catch — [kætʆ] verb caught PTandPP [kɔːt ǁ kɒːt] [transitive] 1. be caught in something to be in a situation that is difficult to escape from: • The government is caught in the middle of the dispute. • The yen was caught in a downward spiral. 2 …   Financial and business terms

  • catch — [kach, kech] vt. caught, catching [ME cacchen < Anglo Fr cachier < VL * captiare < L captare, to seize < pp. of capere, to take hold: see HAVE] 1. to seize and hold, as after a chase; capture 2. to seize or take by or as by a trap,… …   English World dictionary

  • Caught — is a method of dismissing a batsman in the sport of cricket. Being out caught is the most common method of dismissal. This method of dismissal is covered by Law 32 of the Laws of cricket which reads: A batsman is out caught if a fielder catches… …   Wikipedia

  • Caught — Catch Catch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Caught}or {Catched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Catching}. Catched is rarely used.] [OE. cacchen, OF. cachier, dialectic form of chacier to hunt, F. chasser, fr. (assumend) LL. captiare, for L. capture, V. intens. of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • catch — vb 1 Catch, capture, trap, snare, entrap, ensnare, bag are comparable when meaning to get into one s possession or under one s control either by taking or seizing or by means of skill, craft, or trickery. Catch, the ordinary and general term of… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Catch — Catch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Caught}or {Catched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Catching}. Catched is rarely used.] [OE. cacchen, OF. cachier, dialectic form of chacier to hunt, F. chasser, fr. (assumend) LL. captiare, for L. capture, V. intens. of capere to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • catch — ► VERB (past and past part. caught) 1) intercept and hold (something thrown, propelled, or dropped). 2) seize or take hold of. 3) capture after a chase or in a trap, net, etc. 4) be in time to board (a train, bus, etc.) or to see (a person,… …   English terms dictionary

  • Catch — or caught may refer to:In sports: * Catch (baseball), a maneuver in baseball * Caught (cricket), a method of getting out in cricket * Catch or Reception (American football)In music: * Catch (music), a form of round * Catch (band), an English band …   Wikipedia

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