catch

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Substantiivi[muokkaa]

catch (monikko catches)

  1. kiinniotto, sieppaus, koppi
  2. kalansaalis, saalis
  3. (kuvaannollisesti) löytö, saalis; aarre, helmi
    That's quite a catch for just £10.
    He's such a catch. Marry him!
  4. (kuvaannollisesti) (piilevä) varjopuoli, haittapuoli, mutta
    The job offer sounds too good to be true but there is a catch...
    Why don't you accept it? What's the catch? - Mistä asia kiikastaa?
  5. kompa
    Be careful because there will be catch questions.
  6. oivallus, hoksaus
  7. kramppi, suonenveto
  8. äänen katkeaminen t. murtuminen (hetkeksi)
  9. kertosäe


Ääntäminen[muokkaa]

  • IPA: /kʰæt͡ʃ/

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Verbi[muokkaa]

Taivutus
ind. prees. y. 3. p. catches
part. prees. catching
imp. & part. perf. caught

catch

  1. ottaa kiinni, saada kiinni, napata
    The goalkeeper failed to catch the ball.
    The police caught the escaped prisoner this morning.
    I can't catch him; he is running too fast.
    (jäädä kiinni jstn) The boys were caught smoking their father's cigarettes.
  2. tarttua; takertua
    She caught hold of his arm.
    An insect caught in her hair; she screamed as she couldn't get it off.
    This fabric is not nice. It catches on everything—rings, fingernails...
  3. ehtiä; tavoittaa
    to catch the train – ehtiä junaan
    The village gossip hurried to the place to catch the news of what had happened.
    Waltari's novel caught a great deal of the life and culture of ancient Egypt.
  4. huomata; nähdä vilaukselta
    I caught a glimpse of him running down the stairs.
  5. ymmärtää, hoksata; saada selvää
    He didn't quite catch what I meant.
    He bellowed something after her which she didn't catch as the train was already on the move.
  6. saada tartunta (sairaudesta)
    I suppose she has caught cold.
  7. joutua (yllättävään tai hankalaan tilanteeseen); joutua jonkin yllättämäksi
    Civilians were caught in the middle of the fighting.
    We were caught in a thunderstorm.
    Snow seems to catch Finnish drivers by surprise every winter...
  8. vangita, saada jonkun mielenkiinto tms.
    it really caught her imagination
  9. syttyä palamaan; (moottorista) käynnistyä
    The rafters have caught! – Selkäpuut ovat tulessa!
  10. (puhekieltä) katsoa, nähdä (ohjelma tms.)
    Let's order a pizza and catch a movie.
    Did you catch the game last night?

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Fraasiverbit[muokkaa]

catch on, catch out, catch up, catch up in, catch up on, catch up with

Johdokset[muokkaa]

Ääntäminen[muokkaa]

  • IPA: /kʰæt͡ʃ/

Idiomit[muokkaa]

  • catch (someone's) eye, osua jonkun silmään, herättää jonkun mielenkiinto (katsekontaktilla)
That beautiful dress caught my eye immediately.
I can't believe I caught the eye of that famous model agent!
She caught my eye at the party and we struck up a conversation.
  • catch (someone's) drift, ymmärtää jonkun vihjaileva tarkoitus
He is ..."artistic". If you catch my drift...
  • to catch it (from someone), kuulla kunniansa, saada läksytys
If I'm not at home by eleven, I'm really going to catch it from my parents.
  • catch (someone) in the act, catch (someone) red-handed, catch (someone) with (their) pants down, saada kiinni itse teosta, saada kiinni housut kintuissa

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Substantiivi[muokkaa]

catch m. (ei monikkoa)

  1. amerikkalainen vapaapaini, showpaini

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