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English definition of “be/get caught up in sth”

be/get caught up in sth

phrasal verb with catch
 
 
/kætʃ/ verb (past tense and past participle caught)
to become involved in a situation, often without wanting to: How did the paper get caught up in a legal dispute?Taking part and getting involvedGetting involved for one's own benefit or against others' will
(Definition of be/get caught up in sth from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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