from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. Past tense and past participle of catch.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. Of the method of being out in which the striker hits the ball and a fielder catches it.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of catch.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- imp. & p. p. of catch.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Preterit and past participle of catch.
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But the term caught on, the media picked it up, and we are stuck with it.
The title caught my attention; as a proud Regretsian I wanted to see if Regretsy was the cause of her humiliation.
She stared and stared at the image of the woman on the cover, her expression caught somewhere between agony and ecstasy, the internal struggle between desire and propriety expertly caught by the brush of the artist.
That doesn't diminish the reality that, if he decides to run, Emanuel would be a formidable candidate to succeed Mayor Richard M. Daley, whose announcement that he won't seek another term caught everyone by surprise.
It has a decent cast and the title caught my mood while at work.
"USA Today ran a story on the report and the term caught on," explained Lang in an e-mail.
The end of the word caught in her throat and she sat there, hands empty, as they wheeled him out.
Hearing her name caught her off guard, and she looked up at the mariachis, wondering if it had been her imagination.
The name caught in her throat as she tried to push back the horrible thought that assaulted her mind.
She was cloaked head to foot, but her expression caught his attention the most.
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