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Phrasal Verb – Catch Out

Monday, July 30, 2012 @ 06:07 AM
posted by Jo

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.




English Idiom of the Day – Ring in the New Year

Friday, December 31, 2010 @ 12:12 PM
posted by Jo

Ring in the New Year

To celebrate the beginning of the new year at midnight on 31st December.

Example Usage: We are planning a big party to ring in the new year. How did you ring in the new year?