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catch sb with their pants/trousers down

to discover someone doing something that they want to keep secret, usually something sexual to ask someone unexpectedly to do or say something that they are not prepared for
(Definition of catch sb with their pants/trousers down from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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