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English definition of “catch sb napping”

catch sb napping

informal
If someone is caught napping, something happens to them that they are not prepared for: The goalkeeper was caught napping and the ball went straight in.Surprising and shockingMaking people sad, shocked and upset
(Definition of catch sb napping from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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