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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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It's stocked with catchable fish all summer long, so it's also a great place to take kids or beginners.
They will come to Goodison harbouring hopes of closing the gap on the Blues to a catchable four points.
The White Rilor in Izard, Baxter, Marion and Stone counties was stocked the most with 32,945 catchable rainbow trout.
It was a tough loss for Granada Hills (22-12), which forged a two-run lead and had the game all but won in regulation before Jackie Villafana's two-run homer tied the score in the bottom of the seventh -- a catchable fly ball that was misjudged by left fielder Ashley Lewis.
While Celtic and Hearts are still catchable we're a long way behind in the league and this was a cup I was desperate to get my hands on.
But wild salmon are catchable only from late May to late September, so fresh wild salmon is hard to come by most of the year.
NEW BOY Louis Saha defiantly sprang to the aid of his beleaguered Manchester United team-mates last night, insisting: "Arsenal are catchable and we can still make the Champions League quarter-finals.
The rest of the field limited Armstrong's impact to a theoretically catchable minimum.
It looked a catchable target but Miskin slumped to 64-9 and only a battling 22 not out by No.
The agreement, which was reached at a conference on migratory fish that ended Tuesday in Honolulu, calls for creation of a commission to regulate the catch of tuna in the Pacific Ocean, including setting fishing areas, periods and quotas as well as the size of catchable tuna.
Data recovery veteran Bill McCoy, a consultant based in Soddy Daisy, Tennessee, advises on common BCP mistakes, some catchable in the audit process.
With its soft-safe Neoprene and nylon covering, WetBall has been proven to be more catchable and more durable than foam or leather balls.
Classical genetics takes longer [than genetic engineering] to do, so a mistake would be more catchable," Doyle says.
Clifford Gertie Balls(R) (01042, 01043, 01044): Gertie Ball, the world's most catchable ball, now comes in a fun Clifford version, with Clifford pictured in three playful poses.
That is fine by us, we are at home where we have a good record and I still think they are catchable.