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
References in classic literature ?
A child, playing in some weeds, caught sight of her as she neared the quarters.
SEXY star Eva Mendes was set to wear fake breasts for her role in the comedy Stuck On You until the directors caught sight of her ample bosom.
maybe grimacing Brit just caught sight of her unshaven pits Pictures: SPLASHNEWS.
We couldn't believe our eyes when we caught sight of her on a Vanderbilt-Tennessee broadcast.