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English definition of “catch”


verb (BURN)    /kætʃ/ (caught, caught)
catch fire B1 to start burning : For reasons which are not yet known , the factory caught fire late yesterday evening .Burning, burnt and on fire [I] to begin to burn : This wood's too wet , the fire won't catch.Burning, burnt and on fire
(Definition of catch verb (BURN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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