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Meaning of “be/get caught up in sth” - Learner’s Dictionary

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
Translations of “be/get caught up in sth”
in Russian быть втянутым во что-либо…
in Turkish başını derde sokmak, istemeden bulaşmak…
in Polish zaplątać się w coś…
(Definition of be/get caught up in sth from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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