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Turkish translation of “catch”

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 guardHitting against objects accidentally and colliding
(Definition of catch verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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