catch it

  1. receive punishment; be scolded or reprimanded
    I really caught it the other day!
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How To Use catch it In A Sentence

  • A line of description at the bottom of the last page that sends the camera slowly tracking back… so the audience can catch its breath gather its thoughts, and leave the cinema with dignity.
  • i told my wife the other night, i'm hoping that obama can slip in a few "dishonors" and "dishonorables" under the radar on tuesday night. mccain will catch it and it will set him off. i honestly think that's the one button that you can push with mccain that he can't resist blowing up over -- hitting his honor (or lack thereof). Obama Campaign Launches Pre-emptive Ad Strike Against McCain's Planned Character Assault
  • He still juggled the ball though he made every effort to catch it.
  • The baseball hitter fumbled his attempt to catch it.
  • Rebecca cast Ansley a hurt look, but Ansley was haltering Matrix and didn't catch it.
  • To catch it would be the icing on the cake. The Sun
  • The key to treatment is to catch it early: the sooner antibiotics are given the better. Times, Sunday Times
  • There are 2 strokes, the back and hand stroke, and you start with learning one – the backstroke is marginally easier - and my coach, Ginny, stood next to me as I felt the weight of the bell for the first time, ready to catch it (the rope not the bell...) if it all went pear-shaped.
  • Just about anything could happen and we'll be there to catch it on camera when it does.
  • Time was — time is — and, if I catch it not by the forelock as it passes, time will be no more — Nettlewood will be forfeited — and if I have in addition a lawsuit for my title, and for Oakendale, I run a risk of being altogether capotted. Saint Ronan's Well
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