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catch something

Fig. to see or listen to something. I will try to catch that new movie this weekend. Did you catch that radio program about cancer last night?

catch

1. n. a drawback. Okay, that sounds good, but what’s the catch?
2. tv. to view something; to attend something; to hear something. Did you catch Gone with the Wind on TV?
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s Adjustable Door Catch is surface mountable which allows for greater variation in installations, tension adjustment, and ease in repair.
We share the Academy's commitment to the health of all children and its belief in CATCH," said David Dodd, vice president and general manager of Wyeth Pediatrics.
1 seed in the final round based on his three-day catch weighing 25 pounds, 6 ounces.
When forced to backhand the ball, he should catch it in the web of the mitt.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Catch .
Steven Morgan and John Allen both took 80lb catches of carp from this lake; Kevin Hills' catch weighed 70lb, while on Kingfisher Lake it was all tench for Kevin Brown, who had nearly 60lb of fish.
The fishermen are also maintaining catch logbooks on species caught.
Catch the ball on the rebound while moving in a counterclockwise direction (away from the wall).
The opportunity to play catch in the outfield Sunday drew more than 3,000, including three generations of the Garcia family.
This will allow you to catch more pitches close to the plate as well as deflect more foul tips into the mitt.
But consumption of sport-caught fish by fishing enthusiasts and those with whom they share their catch may expose these people to chemicals that affect development of breast cancer in some women, according to a study by University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center staff scientist Jane McElroy and colleagues [EHP 112:156-162].
The northern end of the country, around Ambergris Caye, a 30-mile-long island, is home to some of the best tarpon fishing on the planet and affords year-round opportunities to catch all three of the grand slam species.
Growing fleets, government subsidies, larger investments in fuel, and improvements in the gear and techniques used to find and catch fish also helped maintain high global catches.
Dorking match angler Will Raison won the open match with a massive catch of carp weighing 121lbs 13oz, and Will is now in the England squad and for a place in the world championship.
Trawling accounts for more of the world's fish catch than any other method.