trap after chasing or hunting
discover suddenly and by surprise
be in time for
get an illness; become infected with
become hooked, held, fastened or stuck
an act of seizing and holding sth thrown or hit, especially a ball
the amount of sth caught
a hook or other apparatus for fastening sth or holding it shut
a hidden problem or difficulty
"it sounds good but what's the catch?"
"the catch was only 10 fish"
"he shared his catch with the others"
"he used a book as a stop to hold the door open"
"he played catch with his son in the backyard"
"Mays made the catch with his back to the plate"
"he made a grab for the ball before it landed"
"Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away"
"the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion"
"the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
"She caught her son eating candy"
"She was caught shoplifting"
"I caught the aroma of coffee"
"He caught the allusion in her glance"
"ears open to catch every sound"
"The dog picked up the scent"
"Catch a glimpse"
"the rock caught her in the back of the head"
"The blow got him in the back"
"The punch caught him in the stomach"
"Catch the ball!"
"Grab the elevator door!"
"We finally got the suspect"
"Did you catch the thief?"
"One foot caught in the stirrup"
"His look caught her"
"She caught his eye"
"Catch the attention of the waiter"
"I caught a rabbit in the trap today"
"I have to catch a train at 7 o'clock"
"Catch some sleep"
"catch one's breath"
"The Rolls Royce caught us near the exit ramp"
"catch the mood"
"She managed to catch herself before telling her boss what was on her mind"
"We overheard the conversation at the next table"
"view a show on television"
"This program will be seen all over the world"
"view an exhibition"
"Catch a show on Broadway"
"see a movie"
"I caught the hem of my dress in the brambles"
"The reporter tripped up the senator"
"did you catch that allusion?"
"We caught something of his theory in the lecture"
"don't catch your meaning"
"did you get it?"
"She didn't get the joke"
"I just don't get him"
"did you catch a cold?"
"The fire caught"
"I didn't catch your name"
"She didn't get his name when they met the first time"
"She will catch hell for this behavior!"
"She captured all the men's hearts"
"She really caught the spirit of the place in her drawings"
"She got the mood just right in her photographs"
"We have a big barrel to catch the rainwater"
"The fashion did not catch"
"Who is catching?"
"he caught her staring out the window"
"I was caught in traffic and missed the meeting"
We retain a catch of these pretty stories.
出自： J. Glanvill
Such houses as had any catch of the river.
出自： S. Johnson
We used to catch snakes for the Zoo.
出自： R. Campbell
Lady Georgina Fane, unmarried daughter of Lord Westmorland,..never gave up hope of catching him.
出自： E. Longford
He acted like a drowning man trying to catch at a straw.
He will catch at any chance to make money.
He catches at every opportunity to practise the piano.
他抓住每一个机会练习弹钢琴。 catch sb at sth
I've caught you at your tricks again!
If you catch me at it again, you may punish me any way you like.
如果你看见我再做这件事,可以任意处罚我。 catch at sth
John caught at Bill's offer to help.
My foot caught in a loose plank on the bridge while I was crossing.
我过河时脚被桥上一块松动的木板夹住了。 catch sb in sth
He was caught in the rain and got wet through last night.
He is wet all over.He must have been caught in the rain.
你或许能在11点左右找到他。 catch in
This dress is rather loose, but it only needs catching in a little at the waist.
这件女衫大了些,但只要在腰部束一束就可以了。 catch sth ⇔ in
Catch in the waistline very lightly so that it doesn't show.
She caught the dress in at the waist.
If you want to persuade the chairman to agree , you'll have to catch him off his guard.
那个风筝勾住电线了。 catch sb/sth on sth
He caught his foot on a tree root and stumbled.
I would have been early enough, but I caught my coat on a nail just as I was leaving.
The ball caught him on the head.
My sleeve was caught on a nail.
我的袖子被钉子挂住了。 catch sb on sth
You'll have to be more careful about what you say; you really caught him on the raw when you mentioned his first wife.
The skate-board caught on for a few months, but then dropped out of fashion.
I don't think this strange new fashion will catch on.
That movement was slow to catch on at first, but a few months afterwards it began to develop rapidly.
This method of teaching caught on well.
The new method caught on and many peasants became very skilful at it.
The play caught on well.
Do you think this fashion will catch on?
The phrase caught on and immediately became popular.
这个短语采用后很快就流行了。 catch on
It took me a while to catch on.
She didn't know why we were laughing at that joke; in a little while she caught on and laughed too.
He explained it again and I at last caught on.
他又解释了一遍,我终于明白了。 catch sth ⇔ on
Being a foreigner, he did not catch on the joke.
他是个外国人,未能理解这个笑话的含义。 catch on to sth
An enquiring mind quickly catches on to a new idea.
He's no fool; he'll catch on soon enough to what you are doing.
We hope to catch on to the new method of work in a few days.
You will catch on to the job after you've been here a while.
He caught up a stick and struck out his assailant.
When he heard the bugle call, he caught up his gun and dashed out.
他一听到军号声就抓起枪冲了出去。 catch sth ⇔ up
The leaves were caught up by a sudden gust of wind.
突然一阵风把树叶卷起。 catch up
You just go ahead and I'll catch up later.
You'd better drive faster, because the others are catching up quickly.
I'm badly behind with my work and I am making great efforts to catch up.
我的工作太落后了,我正在努力赶上去。 catch sb/sth ⇔ up
I had to run to catch her up.
You go on ahead; I'll catch you up in a few minutes.
If we speed up we'll soon catch him up.
The car is not far behind us; it will soon catch us up.
It seems that we can't hope to catch up that car in front of us.
There was a ten-mile chase before the thieves were caught up by the police car.
过了十英里路,警察的车子才赶上盗窃犯。 catch up to sth
Prices will fall as soon as production catches up to demand.
一旦生产赶上了需求,物价就会下跌。 catch up with sb/sth
You walk on and I'll catch up with you later.
She caught up with them as they reached the bridge.
I walked as fast as I could, but I couldn't catch up with him.
He is working hard to catch up with the class.
Walk slowly, and I will catch up with you.
She spent six weeks catching up with her studies.
I have been ill for two weeks so I must try to catch up with my work.
We must strive to catch up with and surpass advanced world levels in science and technology.
我们必须努力赶超世界先进科技水平。 catch sth ⇔ up
She caught up her hair into a bun.
她把头发卷成圆卷。 catch sb ⇔ up
We caught him up on a number of factual details.
He is ready to catch me up whenever there is a slip-up in my speech.
每当我讲话有点差错时,他就要找我的岔子。 catch up
They were to catch up and begin the march at daybreak.
他们将准备好牲口在破晓时出发。 catch sb ⇔ up
Revolutionary zeal caught them up, and they joined the army.
The boy had got caught up in the story he was reading, and so didn't notice my coming into the room.
They were caught up in the excitement of the moment.
Most citizens do not get caught up in local events.
每次国外旅行以后,他都喜欢得到最新的消息。 catch up on wh-clause
I'm afraid I can't catch up on how things are in that region.
恐怕我不能及时得到关于那个地区情况的消息。 catch sb up on wh-clause
He caught me up on what's happening at the front.
He writes to us every week to catch us up on what's happening in the countryside.
他每星期给我们写信,把农村里的最新消息告诉我们。 catch up on sth
I have to catch up on my work so I can't come out.
The holidays will be a good time for him to catch up on his studies.
I expect he'll catch up on lost time by working harder.
我期望他能更加努力地工作来弥补失去的时间。 catch up on sb
Don't be surprised if all these cigarettes you are smoking catch up on you one day.
Catch the ball with both hands.
I have caught a cold.
Some students cought a thief this morning.
The police arrested her as suspect.
误 He has caught a cold for three days.
正 He caught a cold three days ago.
误 He was caught by the rain.
正 He was caught in the rain.
析 表示人遇雨、雷雨、大风等时, catch一般用于被动结构,并用介词in,不用by。
误 I caught the thief to steal my television set.
正 I caught the thief stealing my television set.
析 当表示“碰上”“撞上某人正做某事”时, catch后须跟现在分词作宾语补足语。
误 I was wandering through the streets when I suddenly caught sight of a tailor's shop.
正 I was wandering through the streets when I caught sight of a tailor's shop.
析 caught sight of的意思是“突然看见”,其本身已含有“突然”的意思,不必再用suddenly。