作者名称 国旗国籍
2018.09.04 11:54
Collocations With
📝 Catch📝


✋Catch sb’s attention:

to make someone notice you, especially because you want to speak to them or you need their help:

She waved to attract the attention of the waitress.

While I was driving , the construction sign caught my attention.


✋Catch a cold

to get sick with a cold (a minor respiratory infection).

I'm feeling a little bit under the weather, I think I've caught a cold.


✋Catch/get a disease

(also contract a disease formal)

He caught the disease while travelling in Africa.

Do as the instructions order, always wear a mask if you don't want to catch any deseases in the hospital atmosphere.


Catch sb red-handed /
✋Catch sb in the act

to discover someone doing something wrong or illegal at the moment they are doing it.

“I caught my daughter red-handed trying to take money out of my purse.”

“George was flirting with another woman at the bar, and his wife caught him in the act.”


✋Catch sb’s eye:

to make eye contact, or to attract attention.

“I caught her eye and smiled.”

“This painting caught my eye because of its bright, lively colors.”

✋Catch a flight

be in time to get on a plane

They caught a flight that night to Frankfurt.

Sara had been stuck in trafic jam and was late for the check in, she could catch her flight though.
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