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English definition of “catch”

catch

verb [T] (HIT)    /kætʃ/ (caught, caught)
to hit something, especially without intending to: His head caught the edge of the table as he fell . Medical teams were caught in the crossfire of the opposing armies .Hitting against objects accidentally and colliding
(Definition of catch verb (HIT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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