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English definition of “be caught/taken short”

be caught/taken short

UK informal
to suddenly and unexpectedly need to go to the toilet, especially when it is not convenient for you to do soExcrement and its excretionUrine and urinatingBodily fluids and their production
(Definition of be caught/taken short from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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