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Translation of "catch" - English-Turkish dictionary

catch

verb     /kætʃ/ ( past tense and past participle caught)
GET HOLD [T] A1 to stop someone or something that is moving through the air by getting hold of it tutmak, alıkoymak Try to catch the ball. She fell backwards but he caught her in his arms.Having in your hands
STOP ESCAPING [T] B1 to find and stop a person or animal who is trying to escape bulup yakalamak, ele geçirmek He ran after his attacker but couldn't catch him. Did you catch many fish today?Capturing or taking possession of thingsGetting, receiving and accepting
CRIMINAL [T] If the police catch a criminal, they find them and take them away. (polis) yakala(n)mak These terrorists must be caught.Capturing or taking possession of thingsGetting, receiving and accepting
ILLNESS [T] A2 to get an illness or disease bir hastalığa tutulmak, yakalanmak I think I've caught a cold.Passing on illness and causing disease
TRANSPORT [T] A1 to get on a bus, train, etc in order to travel somewhere bir aracı yakalamak You can catch the bus from the top of the hill.Boarding and alighting from modes of transport
DISCOVER [T] B2 to discover someone who is doing something wrong or something secret gizli bir şey yapanı yakalamak, (argo) enselemek [+ doing sth] I caught her listening outside the door. informal You won't catch me wearing (= I never wear) a tie.Finding and discovering
STICK [I, T] to stick somewhere, or to make something stick somewhere yapışmak, yapıştırmak, tutturmak My dress caught on the door handle as I was leaving.Placing and positioning an object
COLLECT [T] to collect something that is falling düşmek üzere olan bir şeyi yakalamak I used a bucket to catch the drips.Capturing or taking possession of thingsGetting, receiving and accepting
BE IN TIME [T] to manage to be in time to see or do something yetişmek, yakalamak, aynı düzeye ulaşmak I only caught the end of the programme.At the right time
HEAR [T] to hear or understand something correctly işitmek, anlamak, doğru duymak I'm sorry. I didn't catch your name.Using the ears
catch fire B1 to start burning alev almak, tutuşmak, yangın çıkmak Starting fires
be/get caught to be unable to avoid something unpleasant yakalanmak, kaçamamak I got caught in the rain.Finding and discovering
catch the sun UK to burn your skin in the sun güneşlenmek, bronzlaşmak You've caught the sun on your shoulders.The skin, and skin colourBurning, burnt and on fire
catch sight of sth to see something suddenly, often only for a short time gözüne ilişmek/takılmak, kısa bir süre görmek He caught sight of himself in the mirror.Using the eyesEyesight, glasses and lensesThe eye and surrounding areaPerceptive
HIT [T] UK to hit something or someone vurmak, darbe vurmak The ball flew across the garden, and caught me on the chin. →  See also catch sb's eye , catch sb off guard Hitting against objects accidentally and colliding
(Definition of catch verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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