Rather than catching up with the Kardashians or Honey Boo Boo.
American rhetoric, meanwhile, is catching up to the possibility of a Yemen without Saleh or his cronies.
So when they arrived in California and saw this vast expanse of unplanted land, it was like catching a glimpse of paradise.
Rahm Emanuel is catching heat for his payday at Freddie Mac, one of the originators of the meltdown.
She launched straight into the conversation of catching up on old times right there.
In this open place Papanekis, one of my Indians, had placed a gill net for the purpose of catching fish.
"Yes, come along and do it," said Castellan, catching him by the arm.
He understood, and stepped forward, catching blindly at the darkness with eager hands.
True she runs about the house, catching, now and then, a mouse.
Then, catching the glance of the Marquise bright with laughter, she laughed also without knowing well at what.
1580s, of diseases, present participle adjective from catch (v.). From 1650s as "captivating." Related: Catchingly.
c.1200, "to take, capture," from Anglo-French or Old North French cachier "catch, capture" (animals) (Old French chacier "hunt, pursue, drive (animals)," Modern French chasser "to hunt;" making it a doublet of chase (v.)), from Vulgar Latin *captiare "try to seize, chase" (also source of Spanish cazar, Italian cacciare), from Latin captare "to take, hold," frequentative of Latin capere "to take, hold" (see capable).
Senses in early Middle English also included "chase, hunt," which later went with chase (v.). Of infections from 1540s; of fire from 1734; of sleep, etc., from early 14c. Related: Catched (obsolete); catching; caught.
Meaning "act as a catcher in baseball" recorded from 1865. To catch on "apprehend" is 1884, American English colloquial. To catch (someone's) eye is first attested 1813, in Jane Austen. Catch as catch can first attested late 14c.
late 14c., "device to hold a latch of a door," also "a trap;" also "a fishing vessel," from catch (v.). Meaning "action of catching" attested from 1570s. Meaning "that which is caught or worth catching" (later especially of spouses) is from 1590s. Sense of "hidden cost, qualification, etc." is slang first recorded 1855 in P.T. Barnum.