Übersetzung von “catch” — Englisch–Italienisch Wörterbuch

catch

verb uk /kætʃ/ us /kætʃ/ present participle catching, past tense and past participle caught

A1 to stop something that is moving through the air by getting it in your hands

afferrare, acchiappare
Try to catch the ball. Cerca di afferrare la palla.

A1 to get on a bus, train, etc.

prendere (treno, autobus, ecc.), salire
I caught the last train home. Ho preso l’ultimo treno per tornare a casa.

A2 to get an illness or disease

prendere
I think I caught a cold from her. Credo che mi abbia passato il raffreddore.

B1 to find and stop a person or animal who is trying to escape

catturare
He ran after the dog, but couldn’t catch him. È corso dietro al cane ma non è riuscito a prenderlo.
catch someone’s attention, interest, etc.

to make someone notice something and feel interested

attirare l’attenzione/l’interesse di qualcuno
All the noise in the street caught his attention. Tutto il rumore per la strada ha attirato la sua attenzione.

to discover someone who is doing something wrong or something secret

cogliere, sorprendere
She was caught cheating in the exam. È stata scoperta mentre copiava all’esame.

also get caught to stick somewhere, or to make something stick somewhere

impigliarsi, fare impigliare
My dress got caught on a nail and tore. Mi si è impigliato il vestito su un chiodo e si è strappato.

(Übersetzung von “catch” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Italienisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)