catch sight of (someone or something)

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catch sight of (someone or something)

To see someone or something very briefly or suddenly. Wendy only caught sight of the burglar for a second, so she couldn't describe his appearance to the police. I didn't know what the bunny was running from, until I caught sight of the dog that was chasing it.
See also: catch, of, sight

catch sight of someone or something

 and catch a glimpse of someone or something
to see someone or something briefly; to get a quick look at someone or something. I caught sight of the plane just before it flew out of sight. Ann caught a glimpse of the robber as he ran out of the bank.
See also: catch, of, sight

catch sight of

See suddenly or unexpectedly, as in When I first caught sight of the Alps, I was overwhelmed. [First half of 1800s]
See also: catch, of, sight
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ISLAMABAD -- Sizzling beauty Model Ayyan Ali took the media men by surprise when she came, surveyed parking place of Supreme Court (SC) with her slanting, searching and calculating eyes to catch sight of her lawyer Sardar Latif Khosa and disappeared in a blink of eye.
For seven years, I've been watching them run," laments the eponymous recluse (Christina Ricci) after the latest batch of potential suitors catch sight of her porcine nose - the family curse - and run for the hills.
For seven years, I've been watching them run," laments the recluse (Ricci) after the latest batch of potential suitors catch sight of her porcine nose - the family curse - and run.