Informal. got you (used to indicate comprehension, to exultingly point out a blunder, etc.).
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How to use gotcha in a sentence
The show offers no cathartic “gotcha” moments, no easy answers, and no rapid-fire dialogue.
There are no cathartic ‘gotcha’ moments, no easy answers, and no rapid-fire dialogue.
Steinberg said the Sterling ban should give both sports and society in general something to think about “before we play gotcha.”Mark Cuban Warns That Basketball Players Could Get the Sterling Treatment Next | Evan Weiner | June 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Sen. Richard Shelby of Alabama tried to catch Yellen in a gotcha.Janet Yellen Succeeds in the Senate Without Really Trying | Daniel Gross | November 14, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Maybe he already caught himself long before the media played gotcha.Pope Francis Has Done Penance for His Lapse of Courage in Argentina | Michael Daly | March 19, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST