catch the sun


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catch the sun

To get sunburned. I caught the sun at the beach last weekend, and now my back hurts so much that I have to sleep on my side! I made sure to pack you some extra sunscreen so that you don't catch the sun on your trip.
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catch the sun

1 be in a sunny position. 2 become tanned or sunburnt. British
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catch the ˈsun

become red or brown because of spending time in the sun: Look at the colour of you! You really caught the sun, didn’t you?
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In the afternoon, the best place to catch the sun is between the Mathildehojen - a tiny hill - and the main entrance at Frederiksberg Runddel.
A four-song encore ensued, a visceral, air-punching rendition of Catch The Sun being the pick of the bunch.
For a natural look, apply it only where you would catch the sun - across your cheekbones, forehead, nose and collarbone.
Black and White Town lifted as did Catch the Sun and Snowden earlier on in the night.
Containers on the ground or balcony base can be moved around to catch the sun or be grouped for a massed effect.
Originally built in 1907 by the Forestry Commission, the semi-detached house is set in extensive grounds, which are mostly south-facing to catch the sun.
All the favourites from their two Mercury Award nominated albums got an airing from Here It Comes to Sea Song and Caught By The River, and no one minded when they missed the jangly intro to Catch The Sun three times before getting it right.
Then there are small, quirky examples like the 16-sided cottage in Exmouth, ingeniously designed by two late 18th century female cousins so that rooms would catch the sun throughout the day in the sequence in which they were used.
The first step was to add an extension which included a room where the Beatties could catch the sun while taking in the views.
They played with a controlled abandon not seen since they ambushed USC in the 1995 finale - opening with a 65-yard scoring drive that seemed to catch the Sun Devils, playing their first road game, by surprise.
A terrace opens between the rooms, angled to catch the sun at lunchtime on summer days.
The first is a 15-track selection of favourites like There Goes The Fear, Black and White Town, The Cedar Room, Catch The Sun and Jetsteam together with new single Andalucia.
I love the garden, there is always somewhere to sit to either catch the sun or cool off in the shade and there is nothing better in the evening than to gaze up at the stars from the comfort of the hot tub.