catch sb red-handed Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
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catch sb red-handed

to discover someone while they are doing something bad or illegal: He was caught red-handed taking money from the till.
Translations of “catch sb red-handed”
in Chinese (Traditional) 當場抓獲(某人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 当场抓获(某人)…
(Definition of catch sb red-handed from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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