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English definition of “catch”

catch

verb (BE TOUCHED BY)    /kætʃ/ (caught, caught)
catch the sun UK If you have caught the sun , the sun has made your skin a slightly darker brown or red colour : You've caught the sun on the back of your neck .The skin, and skin colour catch a few rays (also catch some rays) informal to stay outside in the sun for a period of time : I'm going out to catch a few rays before lunch .The skin, and skin colour catch the light If something catches the light , a light shines on it and makes it look shiny .Emitting and casting light
(Definition of catch verb (BE TOUCHED BY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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