Meaning of “catch sb out” in the English Dictionary

"catch sb out" in British English

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catch sb out

informal
phrasal verb with catch uk /kætʃ/ us /kætʃ/ verb caught, caught

(Definition of “catch sb out” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"catch sb out" in Business English

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catch sb out

phrasal verb with catch uk /kætʃ/ us verb [ T ] caught, caught

to unexpectedly cause difficulty for someone:

The interest rate is very competitive and fixed for the term, so borrowers won't get caught out by rising interest rates.

(Definition of “catch sb out” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)