Phrasal Verb – Catch Out
The phrasal verb 'catch out' means to cause someone to be out in a game such as cricket by catching the ball after it has been hit.
Example: He was caught out on his first hit.
It also means to discover that someone has made a mistake or is not telling the truth.
Examples: She had been caught out for lying on more than one occasion.
He asked her some questions to see if he could catch her out.