catch a glimpse of (someone or something)(redirected from caught a glimpse of someone)
catch a glimpse of (someone or something)
To see someone or something very briefly or suddenly. Wendy only caught a glimpse 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 a glimpse of the dog that was chasing it.
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