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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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Jarrett tied the Trojans record for touchdown catches in a game, a record he had already shared with many players, and was denied a possible fourth by the replay crew.
Myers and Worm collected raw data from historical sources that chronicled catches from many fisheries dating back to the 1950s.
Miller, who studies leptocephali from species other than the Japanese eel, pointed out that his catches of non-Anguilla leptocephali seemed to concentrate south of a frontal zone -- a region where salinity changes quite rapidly.
San Diego State used single coverage, and Lewis set career-highs with seven catches for 131 yards.
Among the catches was D Kay with six fish to 15lb caught on a Consett Budgie.
The higher number of catches this year is largely due to a WSDA trapping program which has placed nearly 11 times as many traps as last year.
More good match catches were made along the canal through Tipton centre.
Among the big catches was Scott Wearmouth from Alnwick catching 19 over two visits on Diawl Bach and Buzzers.
Brandon Koller had three catches for 62 yards, including touchdowns of 37 and 21 yards in the first half.
His 6-yard pass to Shelton Banks (six catches, 46 yards) got Taft on the board with 6:04 left in the third quarter.
His 22-yard pass to Nigel Orozco, who had nine catches for 185 yards, gave Crescenta Valley a 32-28 lead early in the fourth quarter.
Then when he went back to tight end and had those three catches against Etiwanda, I said, he's staying there.
Canyons' Tyrell Smith (7) catches the second of his three touchdown passes Saturday against Ventura.
Brandon Haws had three catches for 55 yards and two touchdowns.
Kevin Estes had five catches for 46 yards, giving him 51 catches for 644 yards this season.