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    1. "I think Venna needs to catch up on some sleep

    2. Catch them being

    3. We have to catch up with her," Herndon said, "That's our only chance

    4. "It would be better to catch her offshore, she can't disappear into the crowd that way

    5. Even if he didn’t catch the show in the morning, the captain never missed Kevin and Becca’s evening broadcast

    6. Tom stops a moment and points so he can catch his breath

    7. He wondered where she was now, playing in the snows of Kugenzglaw? Or did she experience one winter and head right back down to her old place down Sinbara point? What if she'd come up to the Wild Catch last Nightday?

    8. Johnny trailed Nancy, trying to quickly dodge the students faster than she was so he could catch up to her

    9. Homemade traps are easy to make that catch any type of insect

    10. Homemade traps are easy to make that catch any type of insect

    1. It falls short onto the counter, not that she would have caught it anyway

    2. “It caught us all by surprise

    3. adulterous woman who was caught in the act of adultery

    4. We were fellow exiles starting a great industry with our alien knowledge and got caught up in it

    5. Slugs and snails enter and once inside will get caught in the solution

    6. It was the eyes that lured me in, but the smile was what caught me

    7. Whenever I feel it vibrate, I race over to see if I caught something to eat, but then it’s always him just putzing around

    8. Ackers caught Nancy studying the ceiling as they walked

    9. When the locals pray at night, they all include the same prayer: may those caught in the teeth of the Krummling die silently and without fear

    10. A bead caught in the treads of his sandal

    1. • Cinch Gopher Trap has a metal plate with a cinch lasso which catches the gophers

    2. A sword catches the top of my ear

    3. … Joanna pregnant … that clobbers me right between the eyes and I pause, the cup halfway to my mouth while my brain catches up … but that was what Dan always wanted

    4. This flea trap also catches roaches on its sticky mat

    5. He looks out the window, catches a glimpse of an unsmiling policeman with a machine gun cradled in his arms

    6. When our spirit catches the Word, we are able to call those things

    7. He turns to see where the dog has got to and we wait while Buster catches up with us before climbing over the stile into the field

    8. The nervousness catches him off-guard as he's truly mesmerized by her

    9. But then, something catches his attention

    10. The nervousness catches him off-guard as he's truly mesmerized by her

    1. Before she could react any further, Scar spun free of her sword and kicked out, catching Silence in the stomach and sending her flying backward

    2. I have found this system to really work in attracting, catching, and killing flies

    3. ’ I promised, catching up with her

    4. "Huh?" doostEr wasn't catching this

    5. ’ I said, catching the eye of the waitress

    6. ‘Why? What’s happened?’ I asked, catching his mood

    7. ’ Stephen said, catching hold of me and pulling me towards him

    8. ’ I said, catching the revealing glance that passes swiftly between the two of them

    9. ’ I started, my brain only then catching up with the last part of his comment

    10. She should have used more time explaining and less time catching up on sex and breakfast

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    Synonyms for "catch"

    apprehension arrest catch collar pinch taking into custody grab snap snatch stop gimmick match haul get trip up catch up with overtake capture hitch take hold of becharm beguile bewitch captivate charm enamor enamour enchant entrance fascinate trance pick up see take in view watch overhear trick rub deception hooker drawback trap puzzle trophy prize seizure taking fastener clasp hasp buckle bolt apprehend seize nab snare hook ensnare entangle net foul lasso hoodwink surprise detect startle deceive fool grasp clutch take snag intercept go after reach contract incur break out with come down with

    "catch" definitions

    a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident

    the quantity that was caught

    a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect

    anything that is caught (especially if it is worth catching)

    a break or check in the voice (usually a sign of strong emotion)

    a restraint that checks the motion of something

    a fastener that fastens or locks a door or window

    a cooperative game in which a ball is passed back and forth

    the act of catching an object with the hands

    the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)

    discover or come upon accidentally, suddenly, or unexpectedly; catch somebody doing something or in a certain state

    perceive with the senses quickly, suddenly, or momentarily

    reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot

    take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of

    succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase

    to hook or entangle

    attract and fix

    capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping

    reach in time

    get or regain something necessary, usually quickly or briefly

    catch up with and possibly overtake

    be struck or affected by

    check oneself during an action

    hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers

    see or watch

    cause to become accidentally or suddenly caught, ensnared, or entangled

    detect a blunder or misstep

    grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of


    start burning

    perceive by hearing

    suffer from the receipt of

    attract; cause to be enamored

    apprehend and reproduce accurately

    take in and retain

    spread or be communicated

    be the catcher

    become aware of

    delay or hold up; prevent from proceeding on schedule or as planned