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catch sb napping

informal
If someone is caught napping, something happens to that person that they are not prepared for: The goalkeeper was caught napping and the ball went straight in.
Translations of “catch sb napping”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使(某人)猝不及防, 使(某人)措手不及…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使(某人)猝不及防, 使(某人)措手不及…
(Definition of catch sb napping from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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