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catch sb napping

informal
If someone is caught napping, something happens to that person that they are not prepared for: The goalkeeper was caught napping and the ball went straight in.
(Definition of catch sb napping from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “catch sb napping”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使(某人)猝不及防, 使(某人)措手不及…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使(某人)猝不及防, 使(某人)措手不及…
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