›to understand something: Younger peoplecatch on right away. It is older people that need to be convinced.catch on to sthThey are slowly catching on to the fact that this decision has made them very unpopular.
Cleavage proves divisive in Cambridge’s words of 2014
by Alastair Horne,
December 19, 2014
Other dictionaries may choose faddish novelties as their words of the year, but here at Cambridge, we like to do something different. We look for the words that have seen sudden surges in searches over the course of the year – words that have been baffling users of English and driven them